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Buddy Ball Opening Night

Mississippi Gulfcoast Buddy Sports will have their baseball opening night ceremonies on Wednesday March 23 at 6:00 at the Gulfport Sportsplex on Field #11. The entrance to walk to Field #11 is directly across from the waterpark. The Sportsplex is located at 17200 16th St, Gulfport, MS.

Please join us, Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes, Biloxi Shuckers mascot Schooner, Long Beach Cheerleaders and Dance Team and let’s celebrate the first games since 2019 pre covid.


Buddy Ball is a non-competitive league for individuals with intellectual and/or physical disabilities of all ages that have a desire to play baseball. These players with special needs are paired with a “Buddy” that assists them in playing the game as independently as possible. All players in this league play in the field, bat, score, and win. Not only does Buddy Ball allow individuals with special needs to play baseball, but it helps them make new friends; some that last a life-time. Buddy Ball is open to individuals ages 4 years and older throughout the South Mississippi area.

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