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2015 Pitch & Hit Club 69th Annual Awards Banquet to be held Tinley Park Convention Center

Jackie Robinson Baseball Team
United States World Series Champions Jackie Robinson Baseball Team to be honored with the Pitch and Hit Club Paul ‘Dizzy Trout’ Ambassador Award.

Ron Coomer, Cubs Radio Announcer
and former Cub Player will be a guest speaker.

Date: January 25th, 2015
Where: Tinley Park Convention Center

Tinley Park Convention Center
Tinley Park Convention Center

Tickets can be purchased using the online form below.
Questions? Please contact Bill Motluck at or call (708) 805-1928.


  • Banquet Ticket - Member: $75 each
  • Banquet Ticket - Non-Member: $100 each
  • Banquet Ticket - Table of 10: $750 per table
Please allow 7-10 days for ticket delivery. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover for payment.

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'5 Outs...' honored by Pitch & Hit Club of Chicagofrom Comcast News:
'5 Outs...' honored by Pitch & Hit Club of Chicago

What an honor for a trio of Comcast SportsNet producers. CSN's Ryan McGuffey, Sarah Lauch and David Kaplan were honored Sunday by the Pitch & Hit Club of Chicago for their work producing "5 Outs...," the documentary chronicling the 2003 Chicago Cubs.
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from the Chicago Minor League Baseball Examiner
Chicago Baseball Celebration a Home Run Success

This past Sunday January 26th, the Pitch and Hit Club of Chicago hosted their annual banquet honoring and celebrating the game of baseball. For the 68th time, the evening was a home run knocked out of the park. With over a dozen speakers on the night, the common theme among them all was family support and a pure passion for the game. If someone was ever unsure as to why the game of baseball is referred to as "America's Favorite Past Time," the speakers on hand confirmed that it is by leaps and bounds.

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Curtis Granderson GrandKids Foundation

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Pitch and Hit Club to Give Jackie Robinson West Little Leaguers Award
Highlighting the 69th Annual Pitch and Hit Club's Banquet Sunday, Jan. 25, in Tinley Park will be the Jackie Robinson West national Little League champions, receiving their major off-season honors for their stunning feat that captured the hearts of the entire country. Read more.


Pitch and Hit Club Backs Little Leaguers
Among the many contributors who have stepped forth to support Chicago's Jackie Robinson West trip to the Little League World Series is the Pitch and Hit Club.

Pete Caliendo, club president, announced a $500 donation to the team.

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Game Of Baseball In Good Hands On And Off The Field
On the diamond, the game of baseball is certainly in good hands. The great thing about this game is that each day has a brand new story to tell. One of the most recent being Albert Pujols becoming the newest member of the 500 Home Run Club.

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Pitch & Hit Club Vice-President, Pete Caliendo with HOF Tony LaRussa at the ABCA convention in Dallas, Texas in January 2014.

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Learn more about Tony La Russa's new book One Last Strike.

"I wanted to write this book because there’s a story that answers the question I got asked at the end of last season: How did you club win the world championship, especially when you had to come from so far behind?" La Russa said. "This is the first time I went back and realized everything the club went through and overcame to be the champion -- big, big difference looking back instead of looking forward."

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Peter CaliendoOur 69th Annual Awards Dinner is an accomplishment thanks to our Board, Officers and Club Members. We want to expand the reach and assistance that our club provides, especially in the continual development of young people in baseball. We will continue to honor some great people in the game of baseball. And we cannot accomplish this without your continued support. As club president I vow I will continue do the great job that all the previous presidents have done. We all have a love for the game and in helping people.

Yours For Better Baseball, Peter M. Caliendo, President

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