Bayonne Buddy Baseball League Opening Day

With spring comes baseball season and the residence of Bayonne are no stranger to America’s past time.

On Saturday May 7th, Bayonne celebrated the opening season of Buddy Baseball with a parade and an opening game.

Buddy Baseball is a league for special needs children. The ages range between  3 years and 21 years of age. The purpose of the league is to get children of special needs together to teach them about sportsmanship and also friendship. It’s a way for them to feel a sense of belonging and with all of the support from the city of Bayonne and Mayor Davis, the league is a great success. 

Hundreds of Bayonne residence came out to support including Bayonne High school’s athletic teams. Mayor Davis threw the opening pitch to let the games begin. There was also a surprise unveiling of a new addition to the baseball field of baseball signs each with a  professional team name.

 There was a lot of dancing and laughs throughout the game and afterwards, everyone was able to enjoy hamburgers and hot dogs.