Kerry Wood to host inaugural Home Run Derby at Wrigley Field


Start hitting up the batting cages, everyone.

Kerry Wood is hosting a Home Run Derby at Wrigley Field on Thursday, June 18 to raise money for the Wood Family Foundation and Cubs Charities.

This inaugural event will run approximately from 2-8:30 p.m. and will feature 40 contestants with Wood as the pitcher. All participants will receive batting practice with Wood, fielding tips with Cubs alumni, a baseball signed by Wood and friends with a commemorative case, and many more!

To register or find out more information about the home run derby, visit

Hear more about the event and see what Kerry Wood had to say in the video above.

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