Manny Acta and The Impacta Kids Foundation Open New Ballpark
Manny Acta, president of the Impacta Kids Foundation, inaugurated the fourth training Little League baseball field in the municipality Consuelo, San Pedro de Macoris city in the Dominican Republic.
The stadium was named after the late baseball player and pride of the Municipality of Consuelo, Rafael (El Gallo) Batista. The dugouts are also marked with the names of former military baseball players, Guillermo Arrendel (Aranda) and Miguel Peguero Fabian.
In the opening ceremony, the Batista family appreciated the gesture of Manny Acta in recognizing Mr. Batista. Also, Guillermo Arrendel as well as Miguel Fabian thanked the distinction.
Manny Acta, meanwhile, visibly moved, stressed the qualities of Rafael Batista, as a human being and his major impact in the winter ball season in the Dominican Republic.
With the opening of this training field, The Impacta Kids Foundation, chaired by Manny Acta, has already built four baseball fields for the use and enjoyment of the Little League baseball.
In the past baseball fields such as the ”Sammy Sosa”, “Rico Carty”, “Julio Cesar Franco”, as well as the “Alfredo Griffin” school were opened in these same grounds.
The Rafael Batista baseball field has a dimension of 150 feet 165 and 150, where children ranging from 9 to 11 years of age will have the chance to practice some baseball while having a good time.