Carolina Miracle League set to begin play March 21

Published 1:21 pm Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The Carolina Miracle League Board of Directors recently announced that the league will begin its fifth season of play on Monday, March 21 at Miracle Park inside the North Spartanburg Sports Complex in Boiling Springs, S.C. The league boasts 80 players for the spring, split into six teams. CML players will be guided by a total of 22 coaches this season.

“We continue to be blessed by this community and their support of Miracle League baseball,” said CML executive director Pam Dean. “We have 14 new players with us this spring and we also welcome a host of new coaches to work with our kids. As always, the many volunteers who step up to be buddies at our games is very gratifying and all our dates were filled with groups looking to be buddies many weeks ago.”

The Carolina Miracle League (CML), founded in 2001, provides children with disabilities in Spartanburg, Union and Cherokee counties in South Carolina and Rutherford and Polk counties in North Carolina the opportunity to participate in an organized baseball league. The CML holds all games at Miracle Park, located inside the Spartanburg County Parks and Recreation Department’s North Spartanburg Sports Complex at 1160 Old Furnace Road, Boiling Springs, S.C.

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Dedicated in 2007, Miracle Park features a ProTraxx playing surface that accommodates wheelchairs and walkers. This project was funded in part by Spartanburg County Community and Economic Development Department through the use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Community Development Block Grant Funds.

To become a volunteer with the Carolina Miracle League or to make a donation, visit, call 864-579-1805 or write to: Carolina Miracle League, 530 Old Converse Road, Spartanburg, SC 29307. Donations may be made directly to the Carolina Miracle League, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.

Visit to become involved in the efforts to build a playground for children and families of all abilities adjacent to Miracle Park.