SOCAL BEEP BASEBALL ASSOCIATION
- People with Disabilities
- Sports & Recreation
- Veterans & Military Families
Location305 E CALIFORNIA BLVD APT 19PASADENA, CA 91106 United States
SoCal Beep Baseball Association empowers visually impaired youth, adults, and veterans throughout Southern California to participate in recreational and competitive athletic experiences, enriching their lives through sport and community.
SoCal Beep Baseball Association (SCBBA) is a nonprofit that was founded in January 2018 by Darren Keepers in South Pasadena, California. SCBBA was created to provide Beep Baseball opportunities for blind and visually impaired teens, adults and military veterans throughout Southern California.
Created in the 1960’s and formed into a league in 1976, Beep Baseball is a version of America’s past time that has been adapted for the blind and visually impaired. SCBBA aims to promote the sport and serve the SoCal visually impaired community through the love of baseball.
SoCal Beep Baseball Association successfully launched the
San Gabriel Valley Panthers
In May of 2018. The Panthers practice weekly in Pasadena, California March through October.
Launching a team based in Santa Clarita in March of 2022.
Launching a youth league based in Pasadena in 2022.
Raising funds to get the Panthers to their first Beep Baseball World Series in July 2022 located in Beaumont, Texas.
SCBBA has achieved success early on, the Panthers first started with 4 players and 1 volunteer. With the recruiting talent of SCBBA, the Panthers grew to 12 players and 8 volunteers within a years.