The old adage is “control what you can control.” Baseball players have been reciting this phrase for years but sometimes, we forget the simplicity of the statement. In a normal nine inning baseball game or a shorter youth game, a hitter gets to hit three to four times. If that … [Read More...]
Getting your work done in the batting cage is often accomplished from the earliest stages in baseball to the highest level of the big leagues with two simple drills: Hitting off a tee and hitting soft toss.
If you are reading this, chances are that you have worked these drills numerous times. … [Read More...]
Author and poet Rudyard Kipling, most famously known for writing the beloved classic “The Jungle Book” wrote a simple yet profound poem titled “IF”. At the beginning of the third stanza Kipling writes
“If you can make one heap of all your winnings,
And risk it on one turn of pitch … [Read More...]
Ancient Greek Mythology taught many lessons that continue to be applied everyday in our world. One of the most applicable stories that I have always related to baseball is the ancient story of Sisyphus. Despite the funny name, this story is not a funny one, but a true baseball … [Read More...]