Caddo Parish Parks to Host MLB Pitch, Hit & Run and Jr. Home Run Derby Competitions

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 8th starting at 6:00p.m. On-site registration will be available, starting 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 of the most 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.

Register for competitions here.

For additional information, contact Mary Murphy at (318)220-6284.