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MLB 'Pitch, Hit & Run' Championship coming to Johns Creek April 25

March 23, 2015

Pitch, Hit & RunNOTE: Pitch, Hit & Run has been cancelled due to weather. The event will not be rescheduled. 
But, there are other nearby locations hosting local competitions next Saturday. Gwinnett Parks & Rec local which is on May 2nd at Lions Park which is in Lilburn.  There also is one in Acworth on May 2nd. For more info you can go to the Pitch, Hit, & Run website.

Johns Creek youngsters can challenge their baseball or softball skills April 25 at the Major League Baseball (MLB) Pitch, Hit & Run competition at Ocee Park.
 
The free contest, sponsored by Scotts lawn care company, is open to all boys and girls 7 to 14 years old. Champions in each category and age group from local competition advance to the Sectional. Those winners advance to a regional competition at a Major League Ballpark, and then to the National Finals at the 2015 MLB All-Star Game.

Boys and girls compete separately in four age groups (7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14) in three important aspects of baseball: pitching, hitting and running bases.

Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., and the competition runs from 10 a.m. to noon. Pre-registration is also available online on the City website. Participants must bring a copy of the player's birth certificate, and a completed registration/waiver form must be filled out at check-in. For more information, please contact Johns Creek Recreation & Parks at 678-512-3200.

Ocee Park is located at 10900 Buice Road.