Joe Myers Brings ‘Softball Ministry’ To North Texas Youth For 50th Year

GLEN ROSE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – For five decades, Joe Myers has been a father figure on the mound at the Riverbend Retreat Center youth camp in Glen Rose.

This marks the 50th year that Myers has attended the youth camp to pitch softball to the students.

Each day, he pitches from the field that has been named after him: The Joe Myers Softball Field.

“He’s a legend out here.” is how Dennis Wiles, Senior Pastor of Arlington First Baptist Church describes Myers. “Anybody that would demonstrate this level of commitment to students for 50 years, it’s pretty incredible.”

The 78-year-old Myers admits he has slowed down a little bit, but nothing has stopped him…

Original published: 2019-06-17 21:20:56 Read the full Dallas News here


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