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Local kids can compete at MLB Junior Home Run Derby

Flossmoor Baseball and Softball will host a free Major League Baseball Junior Home Run Derby for local youth at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at Flossmoor Park, 2525 Flossmoor Road.
 
The competition, sponsored by Major League Baseball, is a way for talented youngsters to showcase their hitting talents, with the opportunity of competing at the national finals during MLB All-Star Week.
 
Boys and girls are divided into two age divisions, 12 and under and 14 and under, and will have the chance to advance through three levels of competition. The local champions from both age divisions will advance to the regional level. Regional champions will advance to the national finals.
 
All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and have their parent or guardian fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition.
 
For more information, contact the local coordinator, Jeffery Kidd at [email protected] or 773-350-3394.

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