James Mosher little league baseball opens for the 2018 season

Posted at 7:42 PM, Apr 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-29 19:42:59-04

A 60 year staple in the Baltimore community continues into 2018.

This weekend, the tradition stayed alive with the James Mosher Little League opening day ceremony.

Founded in 1960, James Mosher Baseball is believed to be hte oldest continuously operating African American youth baseball league in the country.

It serves boys and girls ages four through eighteen, throughout the Baltimore area.

According to organizers, kids who participate are taught a lot more than just the game of baseball.

This year, many city and state leaders were in attendance including State Comptroller, Peter Franchot and Baltimore City Police Commissioner, Darryl De Sousa.