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Saturday, July 21, 2012 • POSTED BY:  Director of Baseball Operations

The Indiana Chiefs of Hammond will be offering fall long toss throwing program with baseball instruction. The program will be offered 3 days per week. (Tuesdays and Thursday 5:00-7:00 p.m. and Sundays 1:00-3:00 p.m.) The long toss program will focus on proper throwing mechanics and arm strengthening. Players will be monitored and charted on a daily basis 3 times per week. The Tuesday and Thursday sessions will focus strictly on the long toss throwing program. On Sunday's, in addition to the long toss program, there will also be an instruction period covering different areas of the game. Pitching, individual position play, hitting, bunting, and base running will be covered. Each Sunday will focus on instruction in a different area of the game along with the normal long toss throwing program.

The long toss program will begin on Sunday, September 2 and will conclude on Sunday, October 14. The program is basically 6 weeks long 3 days per week. Players age 8-18 (as of May 1, 2013) are eligible to participate. Players will be grouped with players of their own age for instruction purposes. Registration is limited to the first 50 players that sign-up. Registration dates are as follows:

Saturday, July 28, and Saturday, August 4, 11, 18 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Riverside Park in Hammond

The cost is $100 for Hammond residents and $125 for all other area players. Instruction will be provided by professional style coaches and members of the Indiana Chiefs of Hammond coaching staff.

For more information call 219.852.9461