The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball team was recently featured in the December 2016 edition of the Insider Pitch Monthly Newsletter.
9/24 ADRIAN, Mi WNWO — The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball team made it’s way to Adrian, Michigan to play a double header at Adrian College Nicolay Field.
For Nick Salerno it’s about more than just a softball game.
“This is a brotherhood, this is what you have in the military I mean this, this is great. For all of us to have amputations and still playing softball, and playing against able-bodied teams, that’s amazing, that’s great,” said Salerno.
ELMIRA, N.Y. ( 18 SPORTS) –
The Elmira Pioneers hosted the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team at Dunn Field on Saturday to raise money for local veterans.
Proceeds from the event go to the Bath VA Medical Center and the military rehabilitation program at the Sitrin Health Care Center in the Utica area.
The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team ( WWAST) represents some of the nation’s bravest heroes and is a public charity.
The game ended in a 16-16 tie.
WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Eight-year-old Baron Keller is getting a lesson in softball at a special camp where everyone shares a common bond.
Baron was born missing his right arm, shoulder and collar bone. His coach for the week is military veteran Greg Reynolds, who knows first-hand the challenges Baron faces. That’s because he lost his arm, shoulder and collar bone on the left side, after returning from Iraq.
Sam Hyatt spent this week learning the game of softball from some real American heroes. the 8-year-old was invited to a softball camp and as ABC7’s Erin Hawksworth shows us, it’s an experience that Sam and his family will cherish forever.
For Chris Hutton, giving back is the name of the game.
Hutton is the local organizer for the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team, made up of men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces and are amputees.
WWAST currently has 34 players from all over the country. WWAST aims to participate in around 30 events a year, with players on the roster rotating as needed depending on who can make each event.
Greg Reynolds is a former classmate of mine. He was one of the hardest working students, but wasn’t afraid to have some fun too. His great sense of humor was proven unparalleled in the way he accepted his diploma at graduation this year.