For Immediate Release: March 31, 2010
Contact: Kim Becker
City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department
Henderson Hosting Free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition April 3
HENDERSON, Nev. – The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation is hosting the Aquafina Major League Baseball (MLB) Pitch, Hit & Run Competition from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 3, at Morrell Park, 500 Harris St. The free event is open to youth ages 7-14. Each participant must bring a copy of their birth certificate and sign a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition.
Pitch, Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. The program is designed to provide youth an opportunity to take part in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills. Players are grouped into four age divisions (ages 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14) and may advance through four levels of competition, including team championships at Major League ballparks and the national finals at the 2010 MLB All-Star Game.
Individual pitching, hitting and running champions, along with an all-around champion in each age group, will be awarded and advance to the sectional level of competition.
For additional information, contact the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department’s Sports office at 702-267-5717.