If you grew up as a baseball player, your goal was probably to make it to the Major Leagues someday, and maybe even to the World Series. Very few players (understatement of the year) ever actually get to live that dream - but it could become a reality for some youngsters here in Southern Indiana. Let me explain.

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Are You Ready to Pitch, Hit & Run?

The annual Pitch, Hit & Run competition, presented by Major League Baseball and hosted locally by the Boys & Girls Club of Evansville, is coming up at the end of April, and it could send some lucky ballplayers to the big leagues - kinda. The name pretty much sums up what the program is about, but here's the official word from MLB...

The Pitch, Hit & Run program is a free event series for boys and girls and consists of a series of movements that are important in baseball and softball. Participants will compete in either the 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, or 13-14 age divisions, with the Age Cut-off set on November 15, 2024. They will be tested, and their measurements will be recorded for points. Based on their scores, they will advance from a local event to a Team Championship and then to the National Finals hosted at the World Series.

Players that continue to advance in the competition, will get closer and closer to earning a chance to attend and compete for a Championship during the 2024 MLB World Series!

Courtney Turner
Courtney Turner

Boys & Girls Club to Host Pitch, Hit & Run in Evansville

The Boys & Girls Club of Evansville will host a day of pitching, hitting, and running on Saturday, April 27, 2024, starting at 10am at the club's One Main Unit located at 700 Bellemeade Avenue. The event is FREE and open to anyone that meets the age requirements.

Contact Courtney Turner at the Boys & Girls Club for more information, or go ahead and REGISTER NOW.

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