Tourists hold Pitch, Hit and Run Tournament

The Asheville Tourists, will be having a Pitch, Hit and run Tournament for 7-to-14 year olds. The competition will take place at 1pm on Saturday, May 10th at McCormick Field. Before the activities start, kids will be grouped according to age and both boys and girls will be put into one of four groups according to age.

The kids will be asked to throw as many strikes as possible with six baseballs, taking swings at baseballs on a tee and a timed base-running competition.

Those who win their group events will compete for tournament champion honors. Winners of individual events will also recognized and the best in each game will advance to sectionals. If they are good enough, they can advance all the way to the finals during the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium.

Participation in the Pitch, Hit and Run tournament is free. Contestants only need to bring proof of age. For further info, call (828) 258-0428.

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