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Problems with parents: High school coaches speak their mind

Posted by Bill Stanton on July 22, 2016 at 1:02pm 1 Comment

Problems with parents: High school coaches speak their mind over often tense relationships

Problems with parents: High school coaches speak their mind over often tense relationships
Parents complaining -- whether it's against coaches, umpires or even members of their own team -- can be a problem for coaches. (Julie…
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With scholarship limit, college baseball careers come with a cost

Posted by Grant Clifford on July 10, 2016 at 2:11pm 0 Comments

With scholarship limit, college baseball careers come with a cost

Anthony Marks is a 5-foot-7, bearded ball of fire.…

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157 -pitch game in HS

Posted by Will Laurence on June 4, 2016 at 7:00pm 2 Comments

How a 157-pitch game in Kansas explains everything wrong with youth baseball

Jeff Passan
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Environment. Teammates. Winning. ??

Posted by Grant Clifford on May 6, 2016 at 1:34pm 8 Comments

Question for this esteemed group of baseball people:

My nephew is 12, almost 13. He's played on a travel team for the past few years that rarely wins. Great group of kids and families. They are all close friends. The coach is excellent. Many of the players are just not developing despite good efforts from the coach. Many lack the athletic ability and view it as more of a fun activity instead of a game they are looking to play in HS or college.

The kids do not seem to…

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Pepper

Posted by Bill Stanton on May 20, 2016 at 3:42pm 5 Comments

This was in Peter Gammons' blog.

Ted Williams used to play pepper almost every day, for what he said…

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Dodging the draft: Frustration is Growing.........

Posted by Will Laurence on February 29, 2016 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

Dodging the draft: Frustration is still growing among college baseball coaches, who year after year see the MLB draft conflict with the NCAA postseason…

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Three Things Youth Coaches Don't Practice But Should By Marty Schupak

Posted by Marty Schupak on March 1, 2016 at 10:38pm 0 Comments

Too many times during the course of a youth baseball season we coaches neglect to practice a lot of things we take for granted. Here are three things I make sure we practice every year:

1) Catching a foul ball near a fence

I've been burnt seeing too many foul balls drop near a fence as tentative youth players are just watching. Line your team up and do the "Fence Drill" throwing…

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The Wrong Way To Wear Your Glove ??

Posted by CoachLisle.com on February 21, 2010 at 8:29pm 20 Comments

You’ve probably never thought about it before. Do I wear my glove wrong? Sounds like a stupid question.



You put your hand all the way into your glove. You have 5 holes in your glove for your fingers and you put the 5 fingers into those holes. The bottom pad of your palm does not show. For some people they like to keep their index finger outside of the glove and for some people they like to keep their index finger into the glove. That’s…

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Contest: Get your Glove Reconditioned!

Posted by The CheckSwing Clubhouse on February 17, 2016 at 1:00pm 10 Comments

You've probably seen one of the many TV shows where people rehab old houses or rebuild old cars and make them look great.  Did you know you can do the same exact thing with your baseball glove?

Quality baseball gloves are expensive and by re-lacing and reconditioning your glove it can add years to one of your prized possessions...  your baseball glove.

CheckSwing is teaming up with …

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Problems with parents: High school coaches speak their mind

Problems with parents: High school coaches speak their mind over often tense relationshipsParents complaining -- whether it's against coaches, umpires or even members of their own team -- can be a problem for coaches. (Julie Bennett/jbennett@al.com)By Paul Beaudry | pbeaudry@al.com on July 19, 2016 PROBLEMS WITH PARENTS: COACHES SPEAK THEIR MIND…See More
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Problems with parents: High school coaches speak their mind

Problems with parents: High school coaches speak their mind over often tense relationshipsParents complaining -- whether it's against coaches, umpires or even members of their own team -- can be a problem for coaches. (Julie Bennett/jbennett@al.com)By Paul Beaudry | pbeaudry@al.com on July 19, 2016 PROBLEMS WITH PARENTS: COACHES SPEAK THEIR MIND…See More
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your prime nine ?

Started by Alex Rego in General Baseball. Last reply by Alex Rego Jul 20. 2 Replies

Who are your favorite nine players of all time ?..you can include a closer my list :1B Frank Thomas2B Bobby Doerr3B Mike SchmidtC   Carlton FiskLF  Babe RuthCF Mickey MantleRF Ichiro SuzukiP   Greg…Continue

Missouri Cardinals tryouts now..9u!

Started by Mike Bukowsky in General Baseball Jul 6. 0 Replies

The Missouri Cardinals are starting a new select team for fall ball and spring 2017, 9u. You need to be born after May1, 2007 and before May 1, 2008. Please call Diane now for tryouts at 314-307-8134Continue

What is little league all star alternate?

Started by Rob in General Baseball Jun 11. 0 Replies

Is this just a player who is eligible if and only if a player on the list declines due to summer vacation or some other such thing?

Advice for Tournament Needed (Minors)

Started by Rob in General Baseball. Last reply by Bill Stanton Jun 8. 1 Reply

Thanks in advance for any advice.Our minors div. team just won the tournament of champions and we now go on to play other LL teams nearby (other towns instead of other teams in our 11 team LL).I am…Continue

What age should players start practicing with a wood bat?

Started by Sarah Bernier in General Baseball. Last reply by Mike Greene May 26. 7 Replies

Hi Coaches.  There are so many opinions out there about when to start swinging a wood bat.  Also, what do you think is the most common problem, question or confusion you see when players first start…Continue

Curveball Hitting Drills/Technique

Started by Garret Felder in Hitting and Offense. Last reply by Garret Felder May 31. 12 Replies

Hey Gang,Freshman-Sophomore HS coach here who is running late with this question at the end of the regular season in MN.Been in the same HS program for 3 seasons now and last season started realizing…Continue

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Harvard Park documentary

Started by Bill Stanton in Around The Horn. Last reply by Grant Clifford May 6. 1 Reply

This documentary is a few years old, but I just discovered it. It's telling the story of Darryl Strawberry, Eric Davis and a group of other ballplayers who worked out together at a park in Los…Continue

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Hitting Coach Needed

Started by Bart Zeller in Hitting and Offense. Last reply by Mark Przybylak Apr 25. 1 Reply

I will be managing the San Diego Force, a Collegiate Baseball Team in the Southern California College league, which ultimately will end up at the NBC World Series in Wichita in late July.  I need a…Continue

PREDATOR USA LOOKING FOR COACHES/TEAMS NATIONWIDE

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COACHING & TRAINING OPPORTUNITY Join our team as a Professionally Certified Baseball Coaches, Trainers and Instructors for Yourself and/ or Predator USA, where we are “Building Players for the…Continue

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