The Wenatchee Apple Sox will play host to the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit, and Run competition Sunday, May 19. The Wenatchee Valley Sports Council of Wenatchee, Washington, announced the information in its most recent e-newsletter.
The free event will be held at Paul Thomas Sr. Field from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Pitch, Hit & Run™ is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball®. This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills. Kids who sign up and participate in the event will get a free t-shirt.
Boys and girls are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the 2013 MLB™ All-Star Game®. For more information, contact the AppleSox at 665-6900.
About the Wenatchee Valley Sports Council: The mission of the Wenatchee Valley Sports Council is to serve as the communities’ catalyst to attract and promote sports and sports related activities, thereby creating positive economic growth for the region, to provide recognition and assistance for sports programs and to produce leadership for facility development and improvements. Further information about upcoming events is available at http://www.wenatcheevalleysports.com/events/