All-star events pay visit to KMSJuly 6, 2017
A full day of festivities is on the agenda Monday, July 17, as the 2017 Prospect League Scout Day and Home Run Derby take over the field turf at Kokomo Municipal Stadium.
Selected players arrive at the home of the Kokomo Jackrabbits at 8 a.m. with warm-ups set for 9-9:30 a.m. and work outs running from 9:30-12 p.m. at Scout Day. After a special luncheon for all players, coaches and scouts in attendance, a media conference is set for 2-3 p.m. on the field with batting practice for both teams in the Home Run Derby opening at 3:30 p.m.
Fans are treated to a celebrity home run event from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with local luminaries involved. The PL competition opens at approximately 6:30 p.m. with special introductions, entertainment courtesy of DJ Pugh, and an address from commissioner Dennis Bastien followed by the 2017 derby from 7:05-9:30 p.m. Fireworks and live music conclude the evening.
For a complete schedule, visit www.kokomojackrabbits.com.