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Payton Aaron couldn’t contain his enthusiasm has he raced down the first base line.

PHOTO GALLERY: Miracle League of Manasota Opening Day

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Payton Aaron couldn’t contain his enthusiasm has he raced down the first base line.

First-year player Savannah Miller waves to the crowd after scoring her first run of the season.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

First-year player Savannah Miller waves to the crowd after scoring her first run of the season.

Everette Byrd is congratulated by one of his coaches after scoring the Phillies first run of the game.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Everette Byrd is congratulated by one of his coaches after scoring the Phillies first run of the game.

Jessica Hardin races down to first base.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Jessica Hardin races down to first base.

Ryan Swain, 12, is one of the Baltimore Orioles top hitters.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Ryan Swain, 12, is one of the Baltimore Orioles top hitters.

Six-year-old Chance French enjoyed spending time with the Pirates mascot and his new buddy.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Six-year-old Chance French enjoyed spending time with the Pirates mascot and his new buddy.

Emma Howey has been playing baseball for the Pirates since the league began last year.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Emma Howey has been playing baseball for the Pirates since the league began last year.

Six-year-old Chance French had a blast playing in the outfield.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Six-year-old Chance French had a blast playing in the outfield.

Josh Shilling celebrates after driving in several runs for the Pirates.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Josh Shilling celebrates after driving in several runs for the Pirates.

Lukas Hack made sure to wait for the perfect pitch.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Lukas Hack made sure to wait for the perfect pitch.

Payton Aaron led off the inning with a single.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Payton Aaron led off the inning with a single.

Eleven-year-old Seth Morano couldn’t contain his excitement as he rounded third base and headed for home plate.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Eleven-year-old Seth Morano couldn’t contain his excitement as he rounded third base and headed for home plate.

Four-year-old Faheem Randall-Ali couldn’t wait to take the field.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Four-year-old Faheem Randall-Ali couldn’t wait to take the field.

Adrian Laird drove in a run for the Braves in the first inning.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Adrian Laird drove in a run for the Braves in the first inning.

Emma Howey races down the first base line after getting a hit for the Pirates.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Emma Howey races down the first base line after getting a hit for the Pirates.

Eleven-year-old Joey Baar loves to hit. “I feel so happy,” he says.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Eleven-year-old Joey Baar loves to hit. “I feel so happy,” he says.

The Bradenton Marauders mascot congratulates 12-year-old Ryan Swain on a well-played game.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

The Bradenton Marauders mascot congratulates 12-year-old Ryan Swain on a well-played game.

Payton Aaron makes contact in his first at bat with the Braves.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Payton Aaron makes contact in his first at bat with the Braves.

David Castrillion couldn’t wait to bat.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

David Castrillion couldn’t wait to bat.

Six-year-old Leo Powell quickly bonded with his buddy and the rest of the IMG Academy U15 baseball team.

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 |

Six-year-old Leo Powell quickly bonded with his buddy and the rest of the IMG Academy U15 baseball team.

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