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