2015 Pitch and Hit Club Member Renewal
Fellow Pitch and Hit Club Members it is that time of the year to renew your membership and we have a few more added outings... i.e. June 10, 2015 Baseball Game at Silver Cross Field with more details to come next month. With our meetings beginning again in October along with a catered dinner.
Please click here for online Membership Renewal.
The Hit and Pitch Club in Honor Would like to salute one Chicago's all time Greatest Left Handed Pitchers
Former White Sox Great Billy Pierce Dies
Billy Pierce, one the most dominant left-handed pitchers in Chicago White Sox history, has passed away. He was 88. Pierce, whose No. 19 was retired by the Sox in 1987, was on the Hall of Fame Golden Era Committee ballot last year but failed to get in. The left-hander remains atop the franchise's career strikeouts list with 1,796, and is fourth in wins with 195. Read more.
President Herb Forkenbrock Presents Check to White Sox Charities
The Pitch & Hit Club of Chicago presented a check to White Sox Charaties. Vice-President, Christine O'Reilly accepts the check from Pitch & Hit Club President Herb Forkenbrock on Thursday, June 18th.
Past President John Dittrich Presents Check to Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation
The Pitch & Hit Club of Chicago, mindful of our roots, presented a check for $2,000 to the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation this past weekend at Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ. Pitch & Hit Honorary Chairman Roland Hemond, a founder of the Scouts Foundation, accepts the check from Past President John Dittrich at the Cubs-D'backs game on Friday, May 22.
Awarding a check to Cubs Care and Jennifer Nowak from the Pitch and Hit Club Awards Banquet.
from left to right - Kellon McFarlin, Herb Forkenbrock and Jennifer Nowak (Cubs Care) then in front Carter Forkenbrock
Awarding Curtis Granderson a Check for his foundation Grand-Kids
from left to right - Kellon McFarlin, Curtis Granderson (MY Mets), Herb Forkenbrock, and Jim Hall then in front Carter Forkenbrock
D-backs honor legend Roland Hemond with new youth field
Family, D-backs front office members gather to celebrate one of the 'kings of baseball - Roland Hemond'
On Thursday, the D-backs, in conjunction with Arizona Public Service, dedicated the latest field in the "Diamonds Back" Youth Field Building Program to Hemond. The afternoon also served as a celebration of Hemond's lifetime of achievements in the game. Read more.
We are saddened today to learn of the passing of a coaching legend, Gordie Gillespie. Coach Gillespie was a member of our advisory board and his accomplishments in the sports world and the world in general were many. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Coach Gillespie's family and the many players he has mentored and coached over the years. Read more from the Herald-News.
The baseball world suffered a "double shock" yesterday when it was learned that in addition to losing the legendary collegiate coach, Gordie Gillespie, we also lost the great Minnie Minoso. Minnie is a long-time member of our "Lou Boudreau Hall of Fame" and has attended a number of our Annual Awards Banquets. He was an outstanding ambassador for our game and will be missed greatly by everyone in the baseball community around the world. Read more.
2015 Pitch & Hit Club 69th Annual Awards Banquet was held at the Tinley Park Convention Center on Sunday January 25, 2015 and was a SOLD OUT EVENT with over 450 people attending.
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Banquet Award Winners' Pictures