Signs Your Kid Needs More Coaching Than Community Program

Some parents cringe at the thought that their child has outgrown their local baseball program. They think that means they have failed their kids. That isn’t true at all. You should actually feel

Coaches And Parents - When There Is A Problem

You’ve seen it on the 10 o’clock news. Someone’s Dad gets out of control, rushes the field, gets in an altercation with an umpire and next thing you know, he’s in jail, with the most pitiful

Baseball History - Opening Day

During the long, dreary winter months, fans wait eagerly for the new baseball season to begin. While they wait, some like to talk about the history or fun facts of baseball. Who can discuss all the

History of Some MLB Team Nicknames

One of the fun things about baseball history is learning that those MLB Baseball team nicknames you know and love were not necessarily the ones that the team started with. What is especially fun

Travel Ball Pros and Cons

So your young athlete is considering stepping into the world of travel baseball, aye? Travel baseball is not for the faint of heart, my friend, it’s a completely different situation, some next level

What Parents Should Look for in a Good Baseball Coach?

As parents we all know kids can love going school or hate it just because of ONE teacher. Same thing happens when it comes to sports. A good coach can make or break the kids’ love for the game. At

The Role of Umpire in Youth Baseball

When you talk about tough jobs, there are Navy SEALs and then there are baseball umpires. Okay okay, guilty of another exaggeration, no offense to our armed forces, thank you for your service! But

Accountability and Responsibility

“There are three kinds of players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens.”   -Tommy Lasorda

What Do You Look For In A Good Infielder?

Question: What Do You Look For In A Good Infielder? John 

Answer from Sam:  

John, that’s actually a really good question and happens to be my personal pet peeve. For me, a

Teamwork Skills

"Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it. ~Bill Bradley"

Why Does Injury Rate Keep Rising In Baseball?

Photo: MLB pitcher Dustin McGowan had Tommy John surgery after six starts in Double-A   
Photo credit: Wikipedia  

Why Does Injury Rate Keep Rising In Baseball? Every day it

Origins of Some Baseball Terms

You don't need to be particularly familiar with all baseball lingo to enjoy the game as either a player or spectator, but it certainly doesn't hurt. Even truer is that it's not necessary to know the

Something About Winning That You Don't Hear Often

Watch the inspirational video - STARS - by Coach Pete Mulry 

Pete Mulry - Former baseball coach at Tampa Catholic High School, Entrepreneur, Inspirational Speaker, President of Peter

Funny Terms & Expressions In Baseball

When it comes to inside languages of baseball, certain terms and expressions arise that are not only unique but also spark a little laughter in the uninitiated. Do you know the origins of the following terms?

How to Introduce Baseball to Kids

How to introduce baseball to kids could be a question that we all ask ourselves at one time. For parents who grew up loving the game, they want their children to love it too. And, while you can't