PEORIA, Ariz., March 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MoJo Sports announced today that they have teamed up with Peoria Sports Complex, home to the San Diego Padres and the Seattle Mariners Spring Training facility to conduct a baseball pitching contest. The contest is dubbed as the “American Arm” and consists of a 55 ft. customized mobile interactive trailer that transforms into a realistic pitching environment. Inside the trailer are a life-size robotic batter and a life-size robotic catcher.
The Title sponsor is Audi Peoria and the fastest pitcher for all of Spring Training will have the opportunity to win a brand new Audi A4 on March 31, 2012. The second place prize consists of a new radar system from JUGS Sports. Third place prize is sponsored by All-Star Sports and consists of a customized set of catcher’s gear. Other sponsors are the Military All-Stars and On-Deck Sports and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Peoria Diamond Club.
Joe Lewis, President of MoJo Sports said: “I’m really excited to get this under way. We have been working on this project for the past several years. We believe it’s going to be a lot of fun and we are planning to do a nation-wide tour/reality show.”
If you are coming out to Arizona, make sure you bring your glove and are ready to test your pitching skills!
About MoJo Sports:
MoJo Sports designed and patented the MoJo Pitching Cage which consists of a life size three-dimensional stand in batter and catcher, which allows a person to practice pitching. MoJo Sports currently has 3 different patents on the MoJo Pitching Cage and is currently in 20 stadiums across the country.
About Audi Peoria:
Audi Peoria is Arizona’s newest Audi dealership with a state of the art facility. #1 in customer service, scores in sales, and service in Arizona.
About Peoria Sports Complex:
Peoria Sports Complex was a pioneer in the professionalism of Spring Training. Not only was it the first Major League Baseball spring training and player development facility in the country shared by two teams, it was the first ballpark to serve as an economic catalyst for development in a city.
For more information, visit: http://www.TheAmericanArm.com .
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News issued by: MoJo Sports
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Original Story ID: 2012-03-0302-001 (7715) :: 2012-03-0302-001
Original Keywords: Joe Lewis, baseball pitching contest, MoJo Sports American Arm, MoJo Pitching Cage, Peoria Sports Complex, Audi Peoria, Arizona, life-size robotic batter and a life-size robotic catcher, Spring Training, ball park, Peoria Diamond Club MoJo Sports Peoria Arizona PEORIA, Ariz.
Alternate Headline: MoJo Sports’ Arizona Baseball Pitching Contest features Life Size Robotic Batter and Catcher
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