Batting for Kids is a baseball competition for Boys and Girls ages 5-13. The youth compete and are scored competitively in Batting, Hitting and Throwing while moving through seven skill stations that include kinesiology workshops on the field at Comerica Park.
Join Detroit Tigers legend, Willie Horton and 450 Detroit area youth as they
participate in a youth development, baseball skills competition that promotes the
enrichment of urban youth and recreational sports.
Boys and girls, ages 5 - 15 will have a unique opportunity to:
Visit Comerica Park and compete on a major league baseball field.
Display three fundamental baseball skills: batting, throwing and base-running.
Participate in Demonstration Clinics.
Earn a chance to be recognized at a Detroit Tigers game.
Every participant is provided an event T-shirt, food & beverages, and a baseball souvenir.
Youth will participate in the following age divisions:
5-7 year olds
8-10 year olds
11-12 year olds
13-15 year olds
Winners from each skill competition will receive their trophies at the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.