Sports Spotlight - West Orange Times & Observer: Breven Walker

Breven Walker has been playing in Winter Garden Little League for seven years.

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Everyone at Winter Garden Little League knows and loves Breven Walker. Breven, 11, is the designated hitter for the Pirates (3-2-1) this fall in the Majors (ages 11-12) division. Breven, who has Down syndrome, has been playing at Winter Garden Little League for seven years and is known around the community as a good teammate who makes people laugh and befriends everyone.

When Breven gets a hit and he rounds the bases, even players from the opposing teams give him high-fives on his way to home plate.

How do you act like a good teammate?

I cheer on my teammates and make them laugh.

What is your favorite part of baseball: hitting, fielding or pitching?

I like hitting.


Who is your favorite team to watch?

Florida State (football)!


Who is your favorite pro athlete?

Michael Jordan.


What do you want to be when you grow up?

A professional video game player or a superhero.


What’s your favorite thing about going to school each day?

I like my friends.


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