Abandoned Baseball Field on LA’s Mean Streets Transformed With Hope

Abandoned Baseball Field on LA’s Mean Streets Transformed With Hope

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homeless-baseball-coach.jpg An abandoned baseball field in the midst of a tough neighborhood, Compton, CA, inspired one man to build a team and coach the kids from L.A.’s mean streets. He provides a group — not a gang — to which they can belong, and teaches the kids self esteem along the way.

One more thing, the man is homeless and sleeps in his car.

After NBC ran this Making a Difference video, see it below, they got so many requests from people who wanted to send help, that they posted an address of a family friend on their website:
Ms. Clotilde Sanchez, 1202 W. 130th Street, Compton, CA, 90222

 

Watch an extended interview with the coach below…

 

 

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