Pitch - Hit and Run Competition
Wed, 03 May 2017 13:06:56 EDT
Alpena Huron Shore Babe Ruth will be hosting the local competitions for the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run an the JR Home Run Derby Friday (5-5) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
These competitions will be held at the US 23 North Complex located behind the Alpena Township Hall.
The Pitch - Hit and Run Competition is open to all area youth ages seven to 14, and the JR Home Run Derby is open to two age groups, 14U and 12U. There is no cost to enter and the winners will have the opportunity to move on the sectional competitions later this month (May). Those winners may compete in the state competition at Comerica Park before a Detroit Tigers game.
The opening day ceremonies and parade will take place Saturday (5-6), with the parade at 9 a.m. It goes from the Alpena Boosters Club to McRae Park with ceremonies immediately following along with 28 games.