Beep Baseball

blind baseball
10:06 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Beeping Balls Allow Blind Players to Step Up to the Plate

Loren Miller takes a few practice swings before coach Troy Leeberg starts the pitch. They're members of the Spokane Pride Beep Baseball team.
Jessica Robinson

It's a warm afternoon in Spokane. The smell of cut grass and barbecue is in the air. And Bee Yang is up to bat.

A teammate who has partial vision directs Yang to the plate.

There are six people in the outfield, and two blue foam pillars that are, in this game, first and third base. Yang listens for the pitch.

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