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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Caddo Parish Parks to host MLB pitch, hit and run; home run derby competitions June 9

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Caddo Parish, LA - Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with Captain Shreve High School baseball team will host Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run and Jr. Home Run Derby local competitions at Captain Shreve High School baseball field on Wednesday, June 9th starting at 6:00p.m. On-site registration will start at 5:00p.m.


MLB Pitch Hit & Run competition is for boys and girls (ages 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14).Participants will be tested in three fundamental aspects of baseball/softball – pitching, hitting and running.


PITCH: Participant is tested throwing strikes to a designated Strike Zone target.

HIT: Participant hits a ball off a stationary tee for distance and accuracy.

RUN: Participant is timed, starting from second base, touching third then touching home plate.



MLB Jr. Home Run Derby is open to boys and girls (ages 11-12 and 13-14). This competition allows participants to display their hitting power and swing for the fences in a fun and free competition.


To pre-register for competitions, go to and click on “parks and recreation.” For additional information, contact Mary Murphy at (318)220-6284 or  



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