East Bay Youth Athletics celebrated the opening of the 2019 spring baseball season with opening ceremonies on Saturday, Feb. 23. More than 500 players paraded through the park with their team banners. All playing levels are represented at the Babe Ruth / Cal Ripken-affiliated league, from Challenger/Buddy Ball and tee ball through fast pitch softball and senior league baseball. The league is located inside Vance Vogel Park at 13012 Bullfrog Creek Road in Gibsonton. Call 813-677-2772 for more information, or visit their Facebook page or website.