Working to promote and strengthen sports during this national month, the Mayor's Office of Citizen Power reopened the "Los Gigantes de San Judas" baseball academy, located in the Roger Deshon field in District III.
During the inauguration, Vice Mayor Enrique Armas Rosales shared with the new athletes, special guests and parents that this is the 12th baseball academy that the Municipality opened to strengthen and promote the sport in different neighborhoods of the capital.
“As of this Tuesday, the baseball academy is open for the enjoyment of lovers of the King of Nicaragua Sport, great legends of national baseball have historically come out of San Judas; the most famous baseball player that San Judas has given is Roberto El Boby Espino, the greatest figure of the Boer Indians, after Nemesio Porras and batting champion in the world tournament in Italy in 1978 with an average of 500”, Armas highlighted.
He pointed out that in this field there will be classes in the morning from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon for the children who study in the afternoon and there will be baseball classes for the children who study in the morning from 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the afternoon.
“President Daniel has directed that we continue doing sports in all neighborhoods, that we continue opening sports academies in different disciplines so that children and adolescents can play sports, thanks to the support of our Good Government, more baseball players are signed in Nicaragua, each There are more and more prospects from all over the country signing up for the various organizations; So brothers and sisters, thanks to God and thanks to the enormous support given by the Government of Comandante Daniel and Compañera Rosario, there is sport here, the harvest of baseball players and the harvest of athletes here never ends, "said Armas.
Luis Fuentes, head of the San Judas Giants Baseball Academy, reported that at the reopening of the academy they have an enrollment of 80 children from different categories, who were also given sports equipment for baseball practice.
Among the special guests were Winston Dávila, catcher from the Bóer team, and a resident of San Judas, Juan Carlos Urbina, one of the best homers in the country, and Róger Marín from the Los Indios team, who has already won 200 games.