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Monday, August 4, 2014 • POSTED BY:  Director of Baseball Operations

The Indiana Chiefs of Hammond will be offering a fall long toss throwing program with baseball instruction. The program will be offered 3 days per week. (Tuesday's and Thursday's 5:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday's 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon) 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 Saturday'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 Saturday will focus on instruction in a different area of the game along with the normal long toss throwing program. All sessions will be held at Riverside Park in Hammond.

The long toss program will begin on Tuesday, September 2 and will conclude on Saturday, October 11. The program is basically 6 weeks long, 3 days per week. Players age 8-18 (as of May 1, 2015) 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.

Players can register on-line by going to

Registrations will also be held at Riverside Park in Hammond (7900 Columbia Ave.) on Sunday, August 10th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and on the following Saturday's, August 16, 23, and 30 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

The cost is $75 for Hammond residents and $100 for all other area players.

Instruction will be provided by members of the Indiana Chiefs of Hammond coaching staff.

For more information call 219-852-9461.