Opening of Miracle Field League ‘On’ for tonight

first_imgLatest Stories Print Article With rain in the forecast for today, the plans for the opening of the Miracle League Field are hopeful but tentative.Dan Smith, Troy City Parks and Recreation director, said the chance of rain today is 60 percent.“But we’re crossing our fingers and hoping we can get it in,” Smith said. “However, if we have to postpone the opening, then it will be either Monday or Tuesday, contingent on the schedules of the dignitaries.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder You Might Like Updated: Troy suspends fraternity over ABC raid Herbert Reeves, Troy University dean of student services, answers questions during a press conference in Troy, Ala., Wednesday, June 22,… read more Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content “The postponement of opening night had no effect on the number of games the Troy Miracle Field League teams will play,” Smith said. “We’ll still have three games and we need buddies for those games.”Smith said businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to be buddies for the Miracle League teams.For more information or to become a buddy, call Smith at 670-6067. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemsoncenter_img Troy Mayor Jimmy Lunsford, former State Senator Wendell Mitchell, National Miracle Field League President Diane Alford and representatives from CGI in Troy are expected to attend.The opening ceremony will be followed by a one-inning game as opposed to the two-inning games that are played during the regular Miracle Field League games.The Troy Miracle Field League has two teams of 12 players each. There is no age limit and there are no umpires. “The Miracle Field League rules are modified,” Smith said. “There are no outs and every player bats and every player scores because the last player always hits a home run and clears the bases.”Dr. David Runyon is the coach of the Angels and Shane Brown coaches the Braves.“The Miracle League employs the buddy system and each player has a ‘buddy’ with him or her at all times,” Smith said.The buddies for the opening night game will be from CGI and members of the 2009 pre-minor tournament team. Opening of Miracle Field League ‘On’ for tonight By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Email the author Book Nook to reopen Published 9:00 pm Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are…last_img