If you have been over to the Scottsdale Batting cages lately, you might have noticed a sign that hangs towards the entrance of the facility. It embodies every aspect of being a parent on this day (father’s day) and every day.
“Your child’s success or lack of success in sports does … [Read More...]
Father’s day in the United States always occurs on the third Sunday of June. The origins of Father’s Day is a little murky but it might lie in a mining origin occurring in West Virginia in 1907. But in my mind, father’s days occurs in June because of baseball.
When the days get a little … [Read More...]
When the St. Louis Cardinals selected ex-catcher Mike Matheny as their new manager when Tony La Russa retired in 2012, people were perplexed because he had never managed before and had just retired from the game in 2006.
People knew he was an intelligent baseball man who had led many great … [Read More...]
The difference between a great play and an almost great play is often found in the pre-pitch setup of an infielder. But far too often, young players do not pay attention to their pre-pitch set up.
I can still hear little league coaches saying “hands off your knees, be ready for the ball” … [Read More...]