Meet The Humboldt Park Gators, Chicago’s Only All-Girls Baseball Team

WBEZ’s Chip Mitchell founded the Humboldt Park Gators in 2019 with his wife Alba Cardenas and their daughter, Miriam.

Humboldt Park Gators
The Humboldt Park Gators celebrate an April 15 win over the Pullman Ballers in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood. The Gators, the city's only girls baseball team, are playing their first regular season. Courtesy of Chip Mitchell
Humboldt Park Gators
The Humboldt Park Gators celebrate an April 15 win over the Pullman Ballers in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood. The Gators, the city's only girls baseball team, are playing their first regular season. Courtesy of Chip Mitchell

Meet The Humboldt Park Gators, Chicago’s Only All-Girls Baseball Team

WBEZ’s Chip Mitchell founded the Humboldt Park Gators in 2019 with his wife Alba Cardenas and their daughter, Miriam.

Reset checks in with members of the Humboldt Park Gators, Chicago’s only all-girls baseball team, as they compete against boys’ travel teams from the city and nearby suburbs this summer.

GUESTS: Chip Mitchell, WBEZ criminal justice reporter and co-founder

Geovanna Silva, Chicago school teacher and Gators parent volunteer

Miriam Cardenas-Mitchell

Bryanna Meza