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Featured Blog Posts – October 2012 Archive (3)

Teammates are to be treasured…you will remember them forever.

Teammates are to be treasured…you will remember them forever.

     I have been playing shortstop for some 40 plus years now and I can recall second basemen, and third baseman from way back to my Little League and Pony Leagues days.  My high school infield is as clear to me as if we were taking an in/out right now.  And the guys I play with today in my men’s league are some of the finest people I know.  Teammates are a treasured memory that will stay with me for my whole life.  The…

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Added by Chris Smith on October 23, 2012 at 7:04pm — No Comments

The Benefits of Not Specializing

The Benefits of Not Specializing

By Jim Meier

Cal and Bill Ripken have discussed the concept of allowing young athletes to play more…

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Added by Bill Stanton on October 22, 2012 at 4:30pm — 8 Comments

The game can turn on one play, how do you handle the one bad play, and were you ready?

The game can turn on one play, how do you handle the one bad play, and were you ready?

Several of the playoff games have come down to one or two critical plays which have had a decided impact on the outcome of the game.  Many games can be traced back to a particular moment when the play that needed to be made didn’t get made.  Only the player involved in the miscue truly knows whether he was ready and fully engaged to make the play.  The players of quality will be honest with their…

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Added by Chris Smith on October 16, 2012 at 10:49am — 10 Comments

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