Oakland Athletics star outfielder Josh Reddick will host the first Josh Reddick Home Run Derby on Jan. 19 at Rincon’s Macomber Park.
Reddick, who won an American League Gold Glove for the 2012 season as one of the circuit’s top defensive outfielders, will hold an autograph session from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Autograph seekers are limited to one item each to be signed.
The home run derby will begin at 11 a.m. and the cost is $10 to enter. All proceeds will go to the Rincon Recreation Department.
Categories are as follows:
• 10-12-year olds on Field 4 (157-foot fence)
• 13-15-year-olds on Fields 1 and 3 (200-foot fence)
• 16-18-year-olds on Field 2 (300-foot fence)
• Adults on Field 2 (300-foot fence)
First- and second-place winners in each age group will receive a trophy.