GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

Miracle League of Baseball returns to Green Bay

Local News

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV)- After being down and temporarily out last year due to the pandemic, Miracle League of Green Bay baseball is returning for it’s 15th season.

Announced Tuesday, June 1, the league announced the return to Resch Miracle Field in Allouez’ Optimist Park as the season begins June 5. Currently, 202 children are registered for the league. That beats the all-time high of registered kids by one. 16 different teams will take to the field, accompanied by nearly 400 volunteers.

To avoid large gatherings, the biggest change coming this season is that there will be no customary Opening Ceremony. The day will begin going straight into the 8 individual games for the day.

There will also be no visiting mascots, colorful team flag march, Colorguard for the national anthem, or music by the Allouez Band. Miracle League Homer will be the only mascot present.

However, friends, family, and fans of the league are all invited to attend the games. Concessions will be available as well. Vaccinated attendees will be exempt from mask-wearing, including players. Masks will be optional for fans and others watching the games.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Coronavirus News

More Coronavirus

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

Your Local Election HQ

More Election

Local Sports

Purple Aces

Thursday Prep Spotlight: Tickets to state track and field meet punched, De Pere baseball outlasts Ashwaubenon

Milwaukee Bucks Game Six Preview Kyle Malzhan

Hortonville & Green Bay Preble softball survive upset bids, Coleman baseball cruises past Crivitz

Tuesday Prep Spotlight

Local athletes advance to sectional track and field meets