A game played in the dirt. A game so engrossed in getting dirty that old time visiting baseball uniforms were originally dark colors that would hide the dirt because when players were on the road they could not launder their clothes.
Thus we have home whites and road greys.
Original baseball … [Read More...]
Presenting challenges to young players is essential towards them reaching their pinnacle in any sport. If we do not continue to challenge, then a young players talents can start to stagnate. A push in recent years has been to play your son or daughter up in age level to challenge them. It … [Read More...]
The beauty of some sports is that you can play it all by yourself. All you need in basketball is a ball and you can improve. All you need as a runner is to run. But baseball is complicated to a point where it seems like you always need someone else around to become better at it.
So if you … [Read More...]
How to determine if Catching is the right position for you
Watching a young ballplayer strap on the tools of ignorance (catching gear) for the first time can be somewhat comical.
Pads and straps seem to come from every angle completely encompassing the entire body of a young person. The helmet, … [Read More...]