SpringSpirit Baseball Uses Sports to Keep Kids In School, Out of Trouble

Before SpringSpirit Baseball acquired the seven-acre property on Pitner Road, just off Hempstead Road in north Spring Branch, it was one of the poorest and most crime-ridden areas of Houston. “It was used for all kinds of stuff—gang initiations, prostitution, all sorts of darkness,” said SpringSpirit’s director of development Alison Young. Today, the SpringSpirit Youth [...]