Special Events

  • Loudoun Aces Baseball Club Joins League of Dreams for a Day of Fun

    [September 10, 2022] New community partnerships are so exciting for us! Whenever we schedule an event, we look forward to what our programs and volunteers can bring to a new group of ball players and their families. Our first event with the Loudoun Aces Baseball Club, earlier this month, far exceeded our expectations, and we are grateful for the opportunity. Players of all abilities came out for a day of baseball–leveling the playing field for all.

  • Baltimore Orioles Partners with the LOD to Host Event for the Maryland School for the Blind

    [September 23, 2022] The League of Dreams partnered with the Baltimore Orioles for an amazing day of (adaptive) BEEP BASEBALL for the Maryland School for the Blind. We still can’t believe the excitement and pure joy we experienced at The Maryland School for the Blind. From the students on the field to their encouraging classmates and teachers in the stands, a sensation day was had by all! We are grateful to the partnership with Baltimore Orioles and to the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation who lent their volunteer support, and to the MD School for the Blind for allowing us to connect with their outstanding students. Click here to view a…

  • LOD Teams Up with The Baer School

    The League of Dreams is excited about its new relationship with The William S. Baer School, a Baltimore City Public School that serves 180 of the city’s most medically fragile children, from ages 3-21. On May 26, the League of Dreams held its first adaptive baseball event at this very special school. We’re looking forward to additional events with this wonderful organization. A special thank you to the Baer School staff, teachers and students for their gracious welcome.

  • Let’s Play Ball!

    The League of Dreams teamed up with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools and The Exchangeree in partnership with The Baseball Warehouse, LLC to hold Let’s Play Ball on Saturday, May 14. The day included multiple recognition and award ceremonies, sports activities, face painting, live music, food trucks, family activities, learning booths, and more. A special thanks to Debbie Phelps and her committee for including the League of Dreams in this outstanding event.   Starting things off was a League of Dreams skills camp, where children were instructed by baseball athletes, including LOD President Frank Kolarek and Mike Bordick, Orioles Hall of Famer, on such skills as catching and batting.  This was followed by an exhibition game with BCPS Allied Sports athletes, and then the…


    The LOD Spring Dream Game with Allied Sports brought together more than 160 high school players with special needs from the Baltimore County Public Schools Allied Sports Program to participate in a softball tournament at Catonsville High School on May 2. Players from more than 16 Baltimore County Schools and 75 volunteers participated. The day was made possible by partnerships with Baltimore County Public Schools, Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Baltimore Orioles, and community grants and donations that the League of Dreams receives. The smiles, laughter, and camaraderie were so amazing to witness and are truly what the League of Dreams is all about!