Around the Tiers: B-Mets Disability Camp

By Chelsea Bishop

August 1, 2014 Updated Aug 1, 2014 at 6:28 AM EST

(WBNG Binghamton) The Binghamton Mets will hold its second D3-Disability Dream & Do baseball camp.

The free camp is on August 23, 2014 at the NYSEG Stadium on Henry Street in Binghamton.

Registration is at 9:45 a.m. and lunch at 12:30 p.m.

You have to pre-register for the event. Click here to register.

The camp allows children with physical and mental disabilities to participate and learn baseball skills.

It brings kids together with the entire B-Mets team to create a special bond with professional athletes that will last a lifetime.

D3 Participants, their immediate family members, and caregivers will receive free tickets for the B-Mets game on August 24.

The B-Mets join other minor league teams such as the Minnesota Twins Class A affilliate Fort Myers Miracle, AAA Rochester Red Wings, and the Milwaukee Brewers AAA affiliate Nashville Sounds in hosting a D3 baseball camp.

The camps are sponsored by the Dave Clark Foundation.

Dave Clark, a native of Corning, New York, contracted polio as an infant. He was not able to make full use of his legs with his illness.

Because of Clark's will to excel in sports, he didn't allow this to be a set back; he actually put this challenge before him and excelled in more ways than one. Clark is the only professional baseball player to pitch from crutches

Learn more about becoming a D3 Partner! You can send an email to D3@daveclarkfoundation.org.