City of Torrance is recognizing athletes and coaches dedicated to the game of baseball.

Today marks “Play Ball Day” in the City of Torrance. The City Council plans to announce this proclamation tonight in council chambers. It’s a day to honor and celebrate people engaged in America’s national pastime for competition or just for fun.

The sport of baseball teaches participants valuable life lessons including teamwork, perseverance, leadership and sportsmanship.

Here in Torrance, residents have the opportunity to be involved in many baseball partnerships from Little League to playing at the Torrance Batting Cages. It’s a day of encouraging residents to engage in activities that promotes baseball for all ages.