GARDENDALE — Gardendale's Miracle League will kick off the season with its first game on Friday, 6-8 p.m. Anyone who wants to play, of any ability or disability, can sign up at 5:30 p.m. to register. Each player has a "buddy" to help him or her. To volunteer as a buddy, call Susan Treadaway at 566-6839. Miracle League Field is at Luman Harris Park, 601 Park Street in Gardendale.
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