Syracuse Challenger Baseball is the oldest and largest baseball league for adults and children with disabilities in the world. Players from across Central New York have the opportunity to create friendships around the team sport of baseball. Watching a Syracuse Challenger Baseball game is a magical experience where all worries melt away and the joy being part of a team fills the air. New parents get in on conversations about parenting, schools and what they are feeding their kids for dinner. All this happens while laughter and cheering ring out from the fun happening on the fields.
The season runs May through July. For our junior and adult leagues, the teams play for fun. There is no score during the games. Plus strikes, walks and outs are not counted. The game lets every player get to bat and make a hit. When everyone has batted, the next team has a turn at the plate. Parents, coaches, family members, friends are all encouraged to assist with batting, fielding, running and throwing as necessary. The league prides itself on good sportsmanship and cheering every player as they do their best. The senior league plays at a higher skill level where players play the field and are ready to chase line drives or even home runs.
The Syracuse Challenger league was started in the 1980’s by parents in Eastwood and because of their commitment and the vision of those that have managed the league since then, the league has grown to become the largest Challenger League in the US with close to 300 children and adults. Syracuse is proud that parents, volunteers and local businesses have continued to support our league and make it a model for other cities around the country.
Senior & Adult Fields = Roby Ave.
Junior Fields = Westwood Ave.
If you want to know how awesome Challenger Baseball is, just ask Robbie! Challenger Baseball is his “whole life!” ❤️⚾️❤️⚾️
MATTYDALE FIELD UPDATE: Last update - Pavilion Field is not playable - moving Yellow vs. Red to Field 6. Park off of Malden Rd to get to the field. (Parking Lot is pictured)
6-8 p Orange vs Dark Blue FIELD 10
SENIORS UPDATE: Moving Senior Mets and Yankees to Eastwood. Fields behind Walgreens - same time and field as last week. To the right as you enter the park.
MATTYDALE: This Tuesday Night we have one change on the Juniors schedule:
Light Blue vs CC Green is on FIELD 9
Orange vs Dark Blue FIELD 2
Yellow vs Red FIELD 3
Gray vs Purple FIELD 6
Little league night! Rain held off until we sat in our seats! Thanks to everyone who showed up!
TONITE - LITTLE LEAGUE NIGHT — TO THE LEFT - TO THE LEFT. If you are coming to walk in the parade prior to the Mets game at NBT Stadium tonite meet at 5:30 to the left of the business office entrance to the stadium....
TONITE'S GAMES CANCELLED: All games at all locations are cancelled due to 100% chance of rain between 5-7pm. See you all on Tuesday.
It is so bright we gotta wear shades!!
DEADLINE TONITE - LITTLE LEAGUE NIGHT: If you are coming to walk in the parade prior to the Mets game at NBT Stadium this Saturday night (meeting at 5:30) you have until 11pm tonite to submit your player's name. Each player dressed in Challenger uniforms/shirts...