Joplin Little League Opening Day scheduled for April 29th
The event starts at 6:00 PM at Joe Becker Stadium
JOPLIN, Mo. — Joplin Little League will host its 2019 Opening Day Ceremonies on Monday, April 29th at Joe Becker Stadium in Joplin.
The community is invited to come out to the event, which begins at 6:00 PM.
This year is the 68th year of operation for the League, and its opening day festivities are an ongoing tradition shared by volunteers and members, including the 450+ kids playing this year on 42 different teams.
The event will feature a color guard salute, team introductions, community partner recognitions, activities for children and an exhibition game featuring this year’s Senior League players.
There will also be an appearance by “a favorite bird of many young baseball fans in the Ozarks area.”
Check out the full release from the Joplin Little League below.
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