Join GALL on Sunday, April 14, 9:00amPitch, Hit, & Run is intended to encourage youth participation and emphasize the FUN of baseball and is completely free of charge! It is a national grassroots program for baseball players across the country. There are four competition levels: Local, Sectional, Team Championship, and National Finals. The Glendora
at Goddard for the 2019 MLB Pitch, Hit, & Run which gives boys and girls, ages 7-14, the chance to showcase pitching, hitting, and running skills. Kids do not need to be registered in GALL to compete.competitionis the Local level. Everyone must participate in a Local level competition in order to advance to the higher levels. Local First Place Champions advance to a Sectional competition. Then, the Sectional All-Around Champions are eligible to advance to the Team Championships which are held in June in all 30 MLB markets. The final event is the National Finals held annually during MLB All-Star week.
PITCH - Participant is tested throwing strikes to a designated strike zone target.
HIT - Participant hits a ball off a stationary tee to test distance and accuracy.
RUN - Participant is timed running from 2nd base, touching 3rd base, and then touching home.
All events are individually scored and converted to a total point score through the use of conversion tables. Participants compete in each of the three components and accumulate a total score based on his/her performance.
WHEN: Sunday, April 14 @ 9:00am
WHERE: Goddard Middle School, 859 East Sierra Madre Avenue, Glendora
WHO: Girls & boys, ages 7-14 (do not need to be registered with GALL)
All participants must register online under the "Find a local competition" link on the website. Visit: https://www.mlb.com/pitch-hit-and-run.