Hello Partners, Community Leaders and Parents:
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Major League Baseball has canceled Pitch, Hit & Run and Junior Home Run Derby National skills competitions for 2020. This decision was made in light of recommendations by federal and local authorities to postpone large group gatherings as our nation looks to suppress the spread of this virus.
We will be in communication in regards to Pitch, Hit & Run and Junior Home Run Derby programming for 2021.
MLB will continue to undertake the precautions and best practices recommended by public health experts, including the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We advise all communities and families to follow the guidelines set forth by these experts, as well as your state's public health department (click here for a listing of state public health departments), and other county and/or local authorities including precedents set by area school districts and government agencies.
Nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of anyone who plays, coaches and loves our game. Over the years, we have reached hundreds of thousands of young people through our skills competitions, and highlighted the best of the best during our All-Star Week. We look forward to returning to your community in the near future.
MLB TOUR is a grassroots initiative to identify talent for baseball development programing.
Who can attend?
Open to select athletes in the 8th to 11th grade with interest in playing or continuing to play baseball. Registration for the MLB Tour (the “Tour”) does not guarantee participation in all activities offered on the Tour. An athlete’s participation may be limited to certain activities within the Tour as determined is MLB’s sole discretion, based on the volume of participants. Parents and coaches must stay off the field unless authorized by MLB staff and personnel.
An athlete’s participation in the Tour does not guarantee such athletes participation in any MLB Development programming. Any such selection shall be made in MLB’s sole discretion.
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