Batter Up! Local athletes hit the diamond for a summer of baseball fun

JACKSON, Tenn.– Local athletes take their turn at bat for a night of fun.

It’s all for Special Needs Athletics held at the Jackson Sportsplex Thursday evening.
Games are played every Thursday through June 27, with two groups of 25-years-old and younger and 25-years-old and older.

“And (to) let you know, I have 20 trophies in my trophy case,” said athlete Michelle Holiday.

Holiday said she’s been given a nickname for her accomplishments on the diamond.

“Fire Chief,” said Holiday. ..”Cause when I hit the ball, the ball is on fire!,” she added.

Organizers say it’s an opportunity for everyone to get together and enjoy competing with their peers. Players walk away with a big smiles on their faces.

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