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Softball Home Run Derby set for Sept. 15

Softball Home Run Derby set for Sept. 15

DEARBORN, Mich. – The University of Michigan-Dearborn softball team is set to host the team's inaugural Home Run Derby fundraiser.

The event is scheduled for 1:30 pm Saturday, Sept, 15 at Papp Park in Taylor, Mich., located at 9350 Westlake Street, Taylor, MI 48180.

The event will include UM-Dearborn softball players and coaches participating in a home run hitting contest, with spectators able to purchase a sponsored ball for $10. Prizes will be awarded for the farthest sponsored balls hit.

For more information contact UM-Dearborn Assistant Softball Coach Amanda Tackaberry at

The Home Run Derby will take place at the conclusion of the UM-Dearborn Softball Camp the morning of Sept. 15. For more information on the camp CLICK HERE.