In the wake of an EF5 tornado that destroyed much of Parkersburg in 2008, a group of five citizens joined together to form the non-profit organization Diamonds and Fields. Determined to do something about the condition of the town’s youth sports facility as the town recovered from the tornado, they banded together to fundraise, plan, and develop a new youth sports complex in Parkersburg.
Thanks to the help of countless people throughout the Cedar Valley, what began as an idea in 2010 turned into reality years later in 2018 when All-Play Ballpark held its first ballgame. All-Play Ballpark offers three youth soccer fields, three little league ball diamonds, a senior league baseball field, and the Cedar Valley’s first inclusive Miracle League ball diamond – home of the Cedar Valley Miracle League.
“There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all