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Buddy Ball

The Blaze is honored to support Buddy Ball again in 2017.

For those who may be new to Buddy Ball, children with various learning and physical disabilities are paired with Blaze buddies to play the great game of baseball.  Buddy Ball is co-ed event open to all ages.  Teams average 12 players and game run two to three innings.  Everyone bats from a tee or coaches pitch.  No score, record of pitch count, or outs are kept. Games are played Sunday afternoons at 4:00 PM on the Southwest field at Westbrook School.

The dates for the 2017 season are as follows:

  • May 14th
  • May 21st -- 3:00 PM start time!
  • June 4th
  • June 11th
  • June 18th

The Blaze provides hats and jerseys for all Buddy Ball players at no charge.

2017 Blaze Buddy Ball

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Kreg Jackson

Buddy Ball Co-Coordinator

Dan Neppl

Buddy Ball Co-Coordinator

1333 Greenwood Rd., Glenview, IL