Major League Baseball Pitch Hit And Run Competition
Fri, 03 May 2013 02:04:43 EDT
Calling all coaches, parents and players.
Alpena Huron Shore Babe Ruth has announced they will once again host the Major League Baseball Pitch Hit and Run Competition. All area youth are invited to attend the free event which will take place Friday, May 3rd from 4 to 7 P.M. at the Alpena Huron Shore Complex on US 23 North.
Boys and girls are divided into four age groups and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, Individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each age and gender group Winners at the local competition are awarded a chance to move on to the Sectional Competition. From there, children have an opportunity to advance farther, including the Team Championship at Comerica Park and the National Finals at the 2013 MLB All-Star Game.
Last year was the first year Alpena hosted the event and 3 area youth represented the community at the Team Championship at Comerica Park.
In addition to door prizes, 50/50 drawings, music, and specials at the concession stand, all participants will be entered in to a drawing for 4 Detroit Tigers tickets. You do not have to be signed up with the League to participate, but does tie in with Alpena Huron Shore Babe Ruth's Opening Weekend festivities which will includes al parade to McRae Park and Opening Ceremony on Saturday morning.
To volunteer to help with the event or if you have questions, call Melinda at 989-657-0336.