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Welles Park Baseball Preparing For Another Season

By Sam Charles

The 47th Ward mainstay that is the Welles Park Baseball League is getting ready for its 23rd season. More than 1,100 kids and young adults, between ages 5 and 18, will fill the rosters of 80 teams in six different leagues—averaging out to about 14 players per team—throughout spring and summer 2013 at the park, Read the Rest…

WPPA Baseball Registration Opens Today

By Mike Fourcher

The Welles Park Parents Association youth baseball league opens online registration for returning players today. The instructional league’s season begins April 28 and includes playoffs in late July. The Welles Park Parents Association was founded in 1990 to replace the Chicago Park District baseball program after it was eliminated in 1989. It has become is the largest Read the Rest…

Welles Park Youth Baseball Gears Up For 22nd Season

By Mike Fourcher

Every spring over 1,100 kids between 5 and 18 grab a glove, bat and ball and hit the diamonds in Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave. The squads playing Abner Doubleday’s game are participating in the Welles Park Parent Association’s Youth Baseball League, one of the most popular in the city. Registration for returning players Read the Rest…

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By Mike Fourcher

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