The Annual Pitch, Hit & Run competition will take place Saturday, May 5 at 8:30 a.m. at Ford Field #2, 33841 Lyndon (between Farmington and Stark in Livonia). Participants will compete in the following events: Pitching, which consists of (6) six pitches to a “strike zone” banner worth points; Base Running, in which the youngster is timed, starting from second base, touching 3rd then home; Batting, which allows the youngster to hit a ball off a stationary tee, scoring based on distance and accuracy.
Registration takes place day of event from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The competition is open to all boys and girls ages 7-14 as of July 17, 2018. Boys and girls compete separately (baseball/softball) in four age classifications: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14.
Youths are encouraged to test their skills in an attempt to win their age group and have the opportunity to advance to the sectional competition, and possibly compete at Comerica Park.
Pitch, Hit and Run is sponsored nationally by Major League Baseball, Scotts and MRPA. Hosted locally by Livonia Parks and Recreation, Livonia Junior Athletic League, and the Wolverine Sports and Conservation Club.
For more information, contact Livonia Parks and Recreation at (734) 466-2900.