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Area Youth Invited to Compete in Scotts Major League Baseball Pitch Hit & Run Competition

Post Date:04/16/2018 11:21 AM

The Palm Bay Parks & Recreation Department will host a free Scotts Major League Baseball Pitch Hit & Run Competition for area youth on Sunday, April 22 beginning at 9 a.m. at Liberty Park, 895 Carlyle Ave. SE, in Palm Bay.  Registration begins at 8 a.m.

Pitch Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball.  This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills.

Boys and girls are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the 2018 MLB All-Star Game.

The individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each division age group at the Local Competition will be awarded and advance to the Sectional Level of Competition.

All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and have their parent or guardian fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition.  No metal spikes allowed.

For more information, call Al Majoy at (321) 952-3443 or (321) 863-9301, or visit www.PlayPalmBay.org.

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