The Anderson Township Little League Baseball season is in full swing. That means lots of double steals and stand-up triples. It also means bad hops, pulled muscles and sprained ankles that could put your ballplayer on the sidelines during the season and throughout the year.
The team at Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, a partner of Mercy Health, is ready to help. Whether an injury comes during an early Saturday practice or at the end of a night game, our After Hours Clinic will be open and our team of experts prepared to treat any injury.
We’re right here in your neighborhood. And we understand the way kids move, play and grow. We’re also the official Sports Medicine provider to all Forest Hills Schools and McNicholas High School, so your kid will be in great hands.
If it’s an urgent injury, come right into our Five Mile Rd. location open throughout the year. No appointment is necessary. You can also call 513-624-4100 to schedule a visit or check out www.mercymovesyou.com to learn more.
OK, now your bases are covered. Play ball!
Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, a partner of Mercy Health
7575 Five Mile Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45230
Mon. – Fri.: 5 – 9 p.m.
Sat.: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Kid Glove Game-Tickets on Sale Now!!
The first Kid Glove Game was played by the Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers at Crosley Field in 1949. The game receipts were $7,229. In 2015, The Kid Glove Program raised $384,000. Over $10 million dollars have been raised over their 66-year history!
All proceeds for the program go towards the purchase of baseball and softball equipment for the youth in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area.
Highlights of the Program:
67 years of helping kids play baseball/softball
Strictly a non-profit organization with no salaried personnel
Over $384,000 raised in 2015 that was used to purchased baseball and softball equipment for more than 40,000 boys and girls in the Tri-State area
Co-sponsor the “Adapted Baseball League" (Special–needs Kids) for over 120 players - League is coordinated by the Cincinnati Recreation Commission
Co-sponsor of the Cincinnati Reds’ Rookie Success League, coordinated by the Cincinnati Reds’ Community Fund (Inner-City program)
Distributed more than 1,000 free tickets to charities in 2015 to allow many kids to see their first Major League Baseball game (Cost of nearly $10,000)
Nearly $25,000 was given to various charities in 2015 in addition to the $300,000 in equipment purchased for kids
Raised more than $10 million dollars since inception in 1949
This year, you can enjoy discounted view-level tickets to see the Reds take on the Cardinals on June 7 or the Braves on July 18 and 19. Tickets are only $10 and will be mailed to you.