Former Madera Coyote baseball player Nick Galindo saw a void in his community — and a way to fix it.
With so many baseball and softball teams in the city, one thing Galindo saw missing was a batting cage.
Rather than drive to Fresno and Clovis, Galindo opened Triples Alley, a five-cage, indoor hitting facility a block away from Town and Country Park, at 1926 Modoc Ave., where hundreds of softball and baseball players play every day.
“I was born and raised here and brought up on baseball,” Galindo said. “The last four years, I knew this was something Madera needed. Even me, I still play ball myself and I was having to drive to Clovis and Fresno to practice. It’s a hassle. Madera is a baseball town so, why not?” ...