Youth baseball and softball hit the diamond with opening day ceremonies March 20. Above, the Golden Gloves girls team of the Northside Youth Organization’s Kit Kat League parades by the viewing stand at Chastain Park. Bottom left, coach Jim Loyd of Buckhead Baseball’s major league Pirates (11- to 12-year old boys) prepares the field at Frankie Allen Park. Bottom right, Terry Moore of the Nationals 4-year-old T-ball team watches balloons fly away.