Opening Day September 17th 2016

Updated Friday September 16, 2016 by JML.


2016 Fall Season Opening Day (19th season)

When:  Saturday, September 17, 2016, 10:00am

to Register a player online click here

(call your coach if you have any questions)


Opening Ceremony
10:00am - 10:30am
Brantly Park (Lew Brantly Field)


Practice Game
10:45am - 12:00pm
Brantly Park (Lew Brantly Field)


Skills Competition
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Brantly Park (Lew Brantly Field)


Opening Day Details:

Alden Road Exceptional Student Center Color Guard will present our Nations flag - National Anthem

League staff introductions and partner/sponsor recognition.

Special guests Beth Meyer (Jacksonville's ADA Coordinator and Manager of Disabled Services department), City Councilman District 12 Doyle Carter and your favorite baseball loving K9, SouthPaw.

Special presentation of our Legend Award to players that have reached our Legend Hall of Fame status.

Teams will be proudly grouped together on the field in formation.  Coaches introduced along with every member of the team one by one over the PA system.

Ceremonial throwing out the first pitch will kick off our season.

A one inning practice game following the ceremony with all teams participating.  Teams will be evenly divided and each player given one turn at bat.

Everyone enjoyed our Skills Competition last season so its back.   Players will compete in 4 categories: Throwing Accuracy, Hitting Accuracy, Catching and Home Run Derby. Competitors can earn 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in each category.

We look forward to having another great season!


Cary Hanson