Buddy Ball

Open to players age 5-20


  • The Bambino Buddy Ball Division was established by Babe Ruth Baseball as a program for children with special needs. 
  • Gives everyone a chance to play, regardless of disability.
  • Players are matched with volunteer “buddies.”  
  • Over 30,000 players participate in a Buddy Ball type league nationwide.

Eligibility: Special needs children between the ages of 5 and 20, from Warren and any surrounding towns that do not already offer Buddy Ball, are eligible to play.

Game Information: Games will be held on Saturdays beginning April 27th, from 11:00 am - 12:00 noon.

Location: Warren Municipal Fields on Bardy Rd. No practices, just pre-game warm-up. Soft baseballs and bats will be provided. Please bring your own glove.

Volunteer Buddies:  Buddies in 5th grade, middle, high school, and college are welcome! Register as a Buddy using the link at the right. For more information email Terry MacConnell at tmacc2713@gmail.com

The Watchung Hills Elks Lodge #885 is a proud sponsor of the WBSI Buddy Ball program.