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Playmakers in the News

See what the press is writing about Playmakers.

Signal Tribune

Playmakers’ Adaptive Sports Fair invites one and all to a day of inclusive activities


The city’s first-ever Adaptive Sports Fair will take place at Long Beach City College, Playmakers’ new home for baseball. 

Local nonprofit Playmakers, Long Beach City College Foundation and SoCal Adaptive Sports are teaming up to host a sports event that truly has something for everyone, no matter what their age and abilities.

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Long Beach Post

Wilson baseball shares love of the game with Playmakers

During the 2023 high school baseball season, the Wilson Bruins have experienced their share of thrilling wins and gut-wrenching losses. But on Saturday afternoons, everyone’s a winner.

That’s because every Saturday since early March, a handful of Bruin baseball players have been donating their time with Playmakers—a local nonprofit that offers “sports and enrichment programs for kids and adults with special needs.”

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Signal Tribune

Playmakers gives those with disabilities a ‘league of their own’

 

Ten years ago, Mike Gomez and Susan Graham took their kids to the park. Isabella, 4 at the time, was there to practice her tee-ball skills but instead wanted to play on the playground. Michael, 2 at the time, had just started walking. 

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