Challenger Baseball World Series at Frontier Field

- The 22nd annual Challenger Baseball World Series will be held Saturday, June 14 at Frontier Field in Rochester.

Webster's Challenger Baseball coach Ron Kampff discussed the event Friday on News 8 at Sunrise.

Challenger Baseball is open to boys and girls ages 6 to 18 who are mentally and/or physically challenged.  Each players gets the opportunity to bat, circles the bases and cross home plate to score a run.

This year's World Series will feature over 280 players on teams across the Rochester region.  A group of 500 volunteers are committed to making the day special for every participant and their family.  Admission is free at Frontier Field and this is Saturday's schedule:

8:30 Fairport vs. Greece
9:30 Penfield vs. Pittsford
10:30 Webster (minor league) vs. Westside
11:15 Webster (major league) vs. Victor/Finger Lakes

Kampff is also focused on building a special field for his Challenger team in Webster.  The Webster Miracle Field would be made of a rubberized turf that's easier for wheelchairs and safe for the kids.  Kampff is currently in the grant writing/fundraising process to complete the Webster Miracle Field.  To learn more and contribute to the Webster Miracle Field, click here.

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