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Pirates Play Ball is the official home to all of the ballclub's youth baseball and softball efforts in the community.

By supporting MLB's Play Ball initiative, which is built around inspiring everyone to play ball - "however you play ball" - the Pittsburgh Pirates are committed to growing the game in our region and creating opportunities for our youth to enjoy the game.

We want your team to be connected with Pirates Play Ball, and we hope that your community will want to be involved.

Spring Training 2020 Play Ball Event

When: Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Where: Pirate City, Bradenton 

Whom: Kids between the ages of 5-13

About: The Pirates invite kids ages 5-13 to come down to take part in PLAY BALL on Thursday, March 5. The event will take place at Pirate City for youth ages 5-13, offering instruction and a fun day of baseball activity featuring Pirates minor leaguer players, mascots, front office staff, and more. Youth in attendance will participate in fun and engaging baseball activities, receive some Pirates swag and a boxed lunch/dinner. ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Video: Pirates Host Play Ball Event

6/2/19 | The Pirates invited more than 100 local area kids to come down to take part in a Play Ball event at PNC Park.