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?
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.