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By Eric Shields
Hollidaysburg Correspondent 

Alternative Baseball Helps Players Develop Life Skills

 

Last updated 4/1/2021 at 2:56pm

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Alternative Baseball provides an authentic baseball experience for teens and adults (ages 15+) with autism and other disabilities for physical and social skills enrichment in life on and off the baseball diamond. In Alternative Baseball, games are played using professional league rules.

Georgia native Taylor Duncan would like to bring an alternative baseball league to Altoona.

According to its website, Alternative Baseball "provides an authentic baseball experience for teens and adults (ages 15 or older) with autism and other disabilities for physical and social skills enrichment in life on and off the baseball diamond. In Alternative Baseball, games are played using professional league rules."

The league helps to teach physical and social skill enrichment in life on and off the baseball diamond and helps to instill the confidence needed to fulfill dreams in life. The play...



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