Major League Wheelchair Softball Tourney debuts on LI

They've overcome life-changing injuries to become some of the best athletes in the country. The Major League Wheelchair Softball Tournament made its debut on Long

They've overcome life-changing injuries to become some of the best athletes in the country.

They've overcome life-changing injuries to become some of the best athletes in the country. (9/20/13)

FARMINGVILLE - They've overcome life-changing injuries to become some of the best athletes in the country.

The Major League Wheelchair Softball Tournament made its debut on Long Island last weekend -- providing inspiration by the inning.

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News 12 Long Island's Virginia Huie shows us how these players who refuse to be sidelined by their disabilities get their "Game On."

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