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Event at Riverview Park
Before the Fireworks at AZ Celebration of Freedom
East Valley Veterans Parade
Band at AZ Celebration of Freedom

Pitch, Hit & Run / Jr. Home Run Derby

City of Mesa Youth Sports and the Oakland Athletics will be hosting Pitch, Hit and Run and the Jr. Home Run Derby, Feb. 19, at Hohokam Stadium, 1235 N. Center St. .The event is free and open to boys and girls ages 7 to 14. A’s  players will be at the event.

Visit and for rules and to pre-register. Check-in on Feb. 19 is from 5 to 6 p.m. with the event starting at 6 p.m.

New this year: All participants will receive a free ticket to the A’s vs. Chicago White Sox game at Hohokam Stadium Saturday, Feb. 23. All overall winners receive two free tickets to that game and get to go down on the field before the game where their names will be announced.

Pitch, Hit and Run, presented by Scotts, is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. Participants can advance through four levels of competition. The Junior Home Run Derby includes three levels of competition. The top performers nationally from both events will advance to the National Finals during MLB All-Star Week.

Maximum capacity is 100 participants. Youth must be both registered AND checked in onsite before capacity is met in order to participate. This includes pre-registered participants. Onsite registration and check in is from 5:00-6:00pm.

Pitch Hit and Run Oakland Athletics and City of Mesa Youth Sports Hosting at Hohokam Stadium 2019

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