Wildcat Players + Special Need Kids = 'Buddy Ball'

Here’s a feature story from BTN that may make you stop, think and then decide you’re going to go out today and just make someone’s day. Northwestern’s baseball team hosts a group of friends to play “Buddy Ball” at the baseball field on the Evanston campus each spring. What is “Buddy Ball” exactly? For starters, it’s a day when local children with special needs get the chance to play a couple innings of baseball with the Wildcats.Watcy the video here to see what it’s all about.

“When you see the energy these young people bring to the game of baseball,” said Northwestern coach Paul Stevens,”It’s contagious.” Watch the entire feature here now to find out more, and find a number of other BTN video profiles in our BTN Features section.

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bill Knopick on 5/7/2012 @ 6:19pm EDT Said:

You need to be commended! What a great thing to do. It’s acts liek this that make the world a better place to live. Congratulations!

We have to host a crawfish boil in your honor!