The Miracle League (MLAZ) is a nonprofit organization giving individuals with special needs the opportunity to play baseball; recently hired Drew Soicher as staff Program Director and Philip Welp transitioned to President of the Board. After 15 years of volunteering in both Denver and Scottsdale as a buddy, coach and public address announcer, Drew Soicher […]
Guest Cassandra Switalski, executive director of the Miracle League of Arizona discusses how her organization is able to offer a safe and successful baseball experience for children, teens and adults with disabilities or special health care needs.
The Miracle League of Arizona was featured on AZ Daily Mix talking about the Miracle League fall 2017 season.
CBS 5 News anchor Sean McLaughlin threw out the fall season opener first pitch at the Miracle League of Arizona on Saturday September 30th 2017. Watch!
Miracle League of Arizona player Campbell Faulkner singing the 7th inning stretch with the Cubs.
Our 2nd Annual Wiffleball World Series Champions are the Southwest Jet Techs who edged out the Scottsdale Fire Heatseekers 6-5 in a exciting…
By Phil Latzman
Many developmentally disabled and handicapped children find themselves on the outside looking in when it comes to playing sports.
That’s not the case at one special Valley sports facility that’s creating miracles for kids who have no other way to play the national pastime.
The Miracle League of Arizona is a specialized stadium that houses Scottsdale’s own field of dreams. On a chilly Friday night in January, there’s a glorious desert sunset and the McDowell Mountains in the background. Children are scurrying around excitedly, doing something they normally can’t do.
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The Miracle League of Arizona was honored to have been invited to talk about our Whiffle Ball World Series on iHeartRadio! Tune in to hear MLAZ Executive Director, Cassandra, talk about the event!
At 11:30 a.m. the game begins. The players flock to the field made of smooth green rubber that eases its accessibility to players with wheelchairs and walkers. Thick white lines are painted in between the bases to guide players who have visual impairments.