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Trace Harper, 9, of Central Elementary, sings “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” at Buddy Baseball’s opening day Sunday, June 9, at West Park. Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media
Wilmette Junior High School student CeCi Klobuchar helps her player run the bases.
Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter
5:00 am CDT June 11, 2019
Wilmette’s Jeff Kost believes that all children, regardless of ability, should have the opportunity to play baseball. So, in 2016, he spearheaded The Wilmette Baseball Association’s Buddy Baseball – a program that gives New Trier Township kids with varying developmental and physical disabilities the chance to play ball with assistance from compassionate youth volunteers.