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I'm coaching a new 8U travel team. This Fall is our first season as a team. It's going very well.
This weekend we are playing in a tournament. Two games on Saturday, one game on Sunday. 18 innings of baseball.
Here is what I am debating:
1- Try our best to win the tournament? We have a good shot at winning the tournament. Playing well lately and we have as good a shot as any of the teams to win it. This means I play my best lineup most of the time.
2- Focus on…Continue
With Derek Jeter and Paul Konerko retiring from MLB this week, you hear the phrase "he played the game the right way" quite a bit.
I hear many coaches and players say "you need to play the game the right way." It gets thrown around A LOT.
It seems a bit cliche' at times and depending on who is saying it, hypocritical. It's such a broad statement to make since baseball has so many elements within the game.
What does "play the game the right way" mean to…Continue
As you all know, I'm always looking for things to write or share here on CheckSwing. There are nearly 8,000 members in our baseball community here on CS. I've had the pleasure of meeting some of you in real life, but most of us communicate here on the site. I feel like I know many of you as you share your background in your CS profile and in our baseball discussions. It's easy to see the personality of a person when they discuss the great game of baseball.
With that, I want…Continue