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  • Baseball competition could lead to All-Star Game

    Apr 26, 2016 | Read More News
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    Baseball playerBoys and girls age 7-14 can take part in a free Pitch, Hit & Run Competition beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14, that may land them a chance to compete on national TV at the All-Star Game July 12 in San Diego.

    Hosted by Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation at Picture Rocks Park, 5615 N. Sanders Road, the competition enables boys and girls age 7-14 to throw strikes to a designated target, hit from a batting tee for distance and accuracy and sprint from second base to home. Top finishers advance to additional competitions, which may send them to the All-Star Game.

    Advance registration is encouraged, though not required. Participants can register with Joshua Emslie, Neighborhood Recreation Center Coordinator, at 520-883-4228, Joshua.Emslie@pima.gov.

    Athletes must bring a copy of their birth certificate to the event, which is sponsored by Scotts Lawn Care. For details, see the Pitch, Hit, Run website  or the Pitch, Hit, Run FAQs

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