POSTED: Monday, April 25, 2011 - 10:11pm
UPDATED: Monday, April 25, 2011 - 10:22pm
BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) - — Cypress Mounds will open their doors to the Miracle League on Monday, May 2. The Miracle League is a baseball league designed for children with mental or physical disabilities. The baseball complex includes a custom-designed field with a cushioned, rubberized surface and is wheelchair friendly.
A ceremony to officially open the ballfield will begin at 6 p.m. Baseball coach Paul Mainieri, softball coach Yvette Girouard and a group of Tiger players will attend opening night. The event will also feature former Major Leaguers David Dellucci and Eddie Yarnall.
Former LSU coach and athletic director Skip Bertman will serve as the master of ceremonies.
For more info on the Miracle League at Cypress Mounds visit http://www.miracleleaguecm.org/