Updated Saturday July 30, 2016 by Jacksonville Miracle League.
Where is the field located?
- [Westside] Brantley Regional Park – 8435 118th Street – Jacksonville, FL 32244
- $55 per player per season
What is included in the registration fee?
- each player receives a uniform jersey and ball cap
- each player receives a trophy at the end of the season
- sports insurance
What is the buddy program?
- buddies are volunteers from elementary school to senior citizens
- protect players from injuries
- assist players while letting them do as much as they can independently
Who qualifies to play?
- children and adults with any degree of disability may register to play
Who can be a Coach?
- any adult can volunteer to be a coach after completing a background check
Can a child sign up who can't afford the registration fee?
- yes, we have a player Scholarship program as well as financial hardship waivers that will allow children to play without paying
How many teams are there?
- the number of teams depend on the number of registrations (usually 8-12 teams)
- we will have a maximum of 10 to 12 players per team
When does the season start?
- Spring season is from 2nd weekend of March until 1st weekend of June
- Fall season is from 2nd weekend of September until 1st weekend of December
When are the games?
- games are scheduled on Friday nights and Saturday mornings
How long are the games?
- each games is 90 minutes
- minimum of 2 innings per team
- each player gets to bat every inning
- each player gets to circle the bases to score a run each inning
- every player scores and is never called “Out”
- we don’t keep score
What Equipment is used?
- each player will wear a helmet and swing a bat when batting if possible
- each player will have the chance to hit from a pitched ball or bat from a “Tee”
- we use an 11” soft-core safety ball with a synthetic cover
- we also have special beepers balls for the blind
What type of field will they play on?
- the field was specifically designed with wheelchairs, walkers and crutches in mind
- The entire field is a synthetic turf with coloring for grass, clay, bases and chalk lines