Bringing “Joy to Differently Abled Ballplayers”Watch Here
The Rock Hill Parks and Recreation is bringing Benji Ball to Miracle Park and organizers say it is an adaptive way to play baseball!
It's a hit: Inventor's Benji Ball brings joy to differently abled ballplayers
The crack of the bat may evoke images of a home run over the Green Monster, but recent UMass Lowell graduate Benjamin McEvoy is hoping to score with a whole new game designed for players often left behind in sports.
UMass Lowell & Groton-Dunstable Grad Makes Playing Baseball Accessible & Inclusive For All
While Whiffle Ball enjoys status as a family favorite form of a baseball game, that status will be seriously challenged by a new form of baseball game that has been created and developed by a Dunstable resident who is a graduate of UMass Lowell and Groton Dunstable Regional High School.
Story of The Benji Behind Benji Ball
McEvoy, a junior business major with concentrations in finance and entrepreneurship, has been racking up wins as a DifferenceMaker competitor with his idea for an inclusive combination of baseball and cricket, Benji Ball.
DifferenceMaker Home Run
A game modified to make baseball more inclusive, created by a DifferenceMaker team on a winning streak, topped 10 student teams to take home the $6,000 Rist Campus wide DifferenceMaker award at the seventh annual Idea Challenge competition.