Since 1988, Citiparks Pittsburgh BIG League Sports
and the Pittsburgh Pirates have teamed up to present
"Junior Pirates" (Rookie Ball) to boys and girls in
the City of Pittsburgh. Give us a call at 412 - 622-7357
and we will connect you with a site near you.
BIG League provides each site with equipment such as
pitching machines, bats and helmets, while the Pirates
supply each child with a shirt and hat along with two game day
tickets to participate in Junior Pirate Day at PNC Park. (to be announced later in the season)
"Junior Pirates" is a fun through fundamentals program
for boys and girls ages 4 to 7.
Any child, regardless of skill, is given an opportunity
to learn the games simplest fundamentals in a fun and
relaxed atmosphere, without the pressure of competition.
Each community partners with BIG League to hold the
Junior Pirate's programs at their site. These sites run
individually on different days and times. Listed below
are the communities that have committed to do the Junior
Pirates program for the 2016 season. Please check with
the communities for their specific registration details.
All communities are looking for energetic volunteers to help with the organization and running of this and other athletic association programming. Please be involved in your local youths athletic association by becoming a volunteer and see what a difference you can make in your own and others lives in your community.
More sites will be added as they register. Contact BIG League if a site near you is not listed.
This year's Junior Pirate Day at PNC Park, for all those who participated is on Thursday, September 8th. If your child was a member of a Junior Pirate site this year make sure to contact your site supervisor for details.
Can't wait to see you at the ballpark.