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Featured Blog Posts – March 2009 Archive (4)

A Passion....

In writing this essay, I was forced to take a hard examination of my passion for the game of baseball, and for giving back to the children. It turns out, it is far more accurate to say that I am paying back, not giving back. I grew up in a very poor family. There was always food on the table, and some sort of roof over my head, but things like baseball equipment were definitely considered a luxury. New equipment was considered a treasure, to be… Continue

Added by Nick Renault on March 31, 2009 at 1:31pm — 10 Comments

Starting a new MSBL league on Maui Hawaii

I`m looking for advice from others who have started new leagues. What means did you use to recruit players? I know players fees vary from state to state but whats a fair price? Did you have trouble acquiring fields? Whats a fair price to pay for fields on a Sunday morning? How did you find your umpires? whats a fair price to offer umpires? Whats your opinion on composite bats? Which brand would you recommend? getting wood bats, quality baseballs and catchers equipment is quite a challenge here… Continue

Added by Dave Gold on March 23, 2009 at 11:07pm — 14 Comments

Thoughts on the US - Puerto Rico game last night



Did anyone else here stay up and watch the US come back in the bottom of the ninth inning against Puerto Rico last night? While I didn't see the entire game, the last inning was very well played by the US and very exciting to any fan of baseball. Very disciplined atbats the whole ninth inning... Even Jeter's out was a line drive - just hit right at someone. Rollins… Continue

Added by Kyle Grucci on March 18, 2009 at 10:30am — 25 Comments

Abramson On Fire For The Dons

Jonathan Abramson (San Fransisco) is starting to to make a name for himself. The 6-2/175 pound RS Sophomore is set to pitch for the Alexandria Aces of the Cal Ripken Sr. League this summer. He currently is 1-0, with a 1.88 era in 14.1 innings pitched. He has made 8 appearances (all out of the bullpen) this season. He has given up 7 hits and 5 bb's this year. All of this translates into Jonathan having a remarkable (albeit early) WHIP of 0.851. He has… Continue

Added by Summer Ball on March 16, 2009 at 12:07pm — 1 Comment

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