Baseball Miracles Starts Talk Series

The abbreviated 2020 Major League Baseball season is nearly two weeks old and with this Baseball Miracles, Inc. has started its Spotlight Interview talk series.

The most recent talk featured Baseball Miracles’ video producer Sam Hyman speaking with Chicago White Sox scout Daraka Shaheed about his time with Baseball Miracles and as a scout with MLB. Previously, Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf was featured.

Baseball Miracles’ mission is to provide baseball instruction to children from economically and environmental disadvantaged regions throughout the world. The Baseball Miracles team has instructed children in places such as Mexico, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Nigeria, Kenya and the Philippines.

Baseball Miracles was founded by longtime White Sox scout John Tumminia, parishioner of St. Mary’s in Marlboro.

Click here to see the interview with Shaheed.

 

Instruction: Pitching Delivery

Are you looking to fine-tune your pitching delivery as you prepare for your next baseball season?

Baseball Miracles, which brings baseball to children in under-served communities in the United States and around the world, has put together a series of instructional baseball videos.

Brian Sweeney, bullpen coach for the Cleveland Indians and instructor with Baseball Miracles, shares his thoughts on the pitching delivery.

Click here to see the video.

 

 

Impacting Lives Through Service

Representatives from Baseball Miracles will discuss their baseball mission trips around the world at Baseball Miracles: Impacting Lives Through Service in Kaplan Library Room 218 on the Mount St. Mary College campus in Newburgh on Monday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.

Baseball Miracles founder John Tumminia will be among the speakers with Mount St. Mary College Assistant Athletic Director Trevor Purcell and Mount St. Mary College student Charles Benfer.

Purcell and Benfer have volunteered time with Tummunia and Baseball Miracles, which has brought baseball to underserved communities. Baseball Miracles has served over 2,500 children on 15-plus mission trips in 10 countries across five continents.

Baseball Miracles completed a mission trip to Mexico City in January.

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Baseball Miracles Off to Mexico City

Baseball Miracles will start 2020 with a trip to Mexico City Jan. 9-14 to teach the game of baseball to boys and girls.

Baseball Miracles brings the game of baseball to under-served children around the world and has taught the game to children in places such as Honduras, Philippines, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Argentina. Baseball Miracles founder John Tumminia is a parishioner of St. Mary’s in Marlboro.

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Baseball Miracles Off to Maryland

Baseball Miracles, Inc., announced it will be holding two free baseball clinics for undeserved but deserving children in Baltimore and Bowie, Md., Aug. 21-24.

Alex Agostino, a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies and Baseball Miracles volunteer, will serve as the field coordinator for both clinics.

The Bowie clinic will be at Prince George’s Stadium from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 22. Following the clinic, Baseball Miracles volunteers will be doing a community service project at Sarah’s House, a homeless shelter.

Kids from the Bowie clinic will receive a free ticket to see the Bowie Baysox game Aug. 22. The Baysox are the Eastern League Class AA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.

The Baltimore clinic will be at Eddie Murray Field from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 23.

Click here to learn more about Baseball Miracles and the upcoming trip to Maryland.

 

Baseball Miracles Visits Albuquerque

Baseball Miracles completed a baseball-themed mission trip to New Mexico that included a community service project and baseball clinic.

The non-profit group assisted the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal in cleaning the San Juan Diego Friary and building a new fence for the friars before teaching boys and girls the game of baseball in a clinic at St. Pius X High School in Albuquerque.

Baseball Miracles brings together baseball and community service to underserved domestic and international communities. The group has visited locations in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Kenya, Honduras, South Africa, the Philippines and Ireland.

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PHOTO COURTESY OF BASEBALL MIRACLES

 

 

Silent Auction for Baseball Miracles

Baseball Miracles is conducting its second annual silent auction to raise money to carry out its mission of bringing baseball and softball to boys and girls with economic and environmental disadvantages throughout the world.

The Baseball Miracles coaches were just in Lucena City in the Philippines last month.

Click here to see the items being auctioned, which includes a signed Nolan Arenado baseball jersey and signed baseballs from Wade Davis, Ichiro Suzuki and Bill Mazeroski. The auction closes on March 27.

Baseball Miracles was founded by longtime professional baseball scout John Tumminia, a parishioner of St. Mary’s in Marlboro.

 

Baseball Miracles Instructors Teach Children at Clinic in Puerto Rico

Baseball Miracles just sent a team of nine to teach baseball and softball to boys and girls in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, a region devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017.

Baseball Miracles was assisted on this trip by former Major League Baseball players Jerry Morales, Alex Cintron and Carlos Baerga. The crew taught baseball and softball basics to the children, participated in a community service project to paint and fix parts of the little league complex and visited the elderly at a home in the area.

Baseball Miracles impacted up to 350 children on this trip.

Baseball Miracles, a non-profit organization with a mission to bring baseball and softball to children in economically poor regions of the United States and throughout the world, was founded by John Tumminia, a parishioner of St. Mary’s in Marlboro.

Click here to see a video recap of the trip.

PHOTO COURTESY OF BASEBALL MIRACLES

 

Trips upcoming for Baseball Miracles

After just completing a mission trip to Lucena City, Philippines, in late September, the Baseball Miracles staff is back to work as it prepares for trips to the Dominican Republic in November and Puerto Rico in December.

This was the second trip to the Philippines in 2018 for Baseball Miracles, which visited Dinalupihan, Bataan, in February.

Baseball Miracles’ mission is to teach the game of baseball to boys and girls with economic and environmental disadvantages throughout the world.┬áIn recent years, Baseball Miracles has offered baseball clinics in Argentina, Honduras, Kenya, South Africa and Canada as well as New Orleans and Beattyville, Kentucky.

Baseball Miracles was founded by John Tumminia, a parishioner of St. Mary’s in Marlboro and a longtime scout of the Chicago White Sox.

Click here to learn more about Baseball Miracles.

Click here to see photos and videos from the recent trip to the Philippines.

 

Baseball Miralces Visits Newburgh for “Super Sunday” of Baseball, Softball

It was a “Super Sunday” for 150 children in the Newburgh area, who received fundamental baseball and softball instruction from Major League Baseball scouts, college coaches and high school coaches in a free baseball/softball clinic from Baseball Miracles.

Each child received a free baseball glove and baseball. Many of the folks teaching the game on this Sunday are parishioners in the Archdiocese of New York.

Click here to read what everyone had to say about this event.