Team Joseph Home Run Derby

Team Joseph Home Run Derby

Event Information

Date: September 14th, 2019
Time: From 10am – 2pm
Location: TBD – Please check back again soon for updated information
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Welcome to the Team Joseph Home Run Derby! We are thrilled that you want to participate in the Derby or support one of the participants.


Participant Info

Each participant will serve as a designated hitter for a child/young adult with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and will get 20 swings to try and hit as many home runs as possible. Designated hitters can supply their own pitcher or use one of our coaches. All participants, including pitchers must complete and sign this waiver in order to participate in any way at the Team Joseph Home Run Derby.

The contest will be broken down into the following categories with winners in each category:

AgesBallsHome Run DistanceTimes to Hit
3-5Lite Flites40 Feet10:00 - 10:30 am
6-7 Lite Flites60 Feet10:30 - 12:00 pm
8-9LL Hard Balls100 Feet10:30 am - 12:00 pm
10-11LL Hard Balls150 Feet12:00 - 1:30 pm
12-14LL Hard Balls200 Feet12:00 - 1:30 pm
15-16ML Hard Balls225 Feet1:30 - 2:00 pm
17-20Softballs250 Feet1:30 - 2:00 pm
21-39Softballs275 Feet1:30 - 2:00 pm
40-59Softballs275 Feet1:30 - 2:00 pm
Over 59Softballs250 Feet1:30 - 2:00 pm


To participate as a Designated hitter, we will need you to fill out the information below.  Once you’re signed up, we’ll give you the name of a Duchenne boy who you’ll be hitting for.

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)


Download Your Participant Form

You will have to fill out this waiver and bring it with you to the event:
Download Participant Waiver



Supporters can pledge an amount per home run and/or pledge a one-time donation to Team Joseph by using the following link. For a pledge per home run, the designated hitter you’re supporting will let you know after the event how many homeruns they hit.  If you’re making a one-time donation, please feel free to do that at any time before or on the date of the Home Run Derby — September 14, 2019.

If you donate online with this link, in the “notes” section of the donation form, please tell us the name of the designated hitter you’re supporting. 

If you’d like to donate by check, please put the designated hitter’s name on the memo of the check, make the check out to Team Joseph and mail to:

Team Joseph
3050 Union Lake Rd, Suite 8F
Commerce Twp, MI 48382


If you need additional information or have questions, please contact