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Plans are in motion for Hutto’s (TX) first indoor sports and event center. The 300,000-square-foot arena will seat 13,000 people and is planned as part of a mixed-use complex with office space, commercial, residential and retail components.
The development is tied to baseball scouting organization Perfect Game’s April 18 announcement to relocate its national headquarters to…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on February 26, 2019 at 5:04pm — No Comments
College hit me hard. When I got my class schedule and saw that I only had 3 classes on Monday,…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on January 1, 2019 at 11:19am — No Comments
This is fascinating to watch.
Drafting High School Pitchers Is a Major Problem for MLB, Health of Young Prospects
By Tom Verducci
November 19, 2018
White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech threw 90 mph at age 14, 94 mph…Continue
There's always innovation in baseball. Some tools are useful. Some are not.
What is some baseball stuff that you like? It can be gear, clothing, gadgets or any kind of training tools.
I'll start. I like the BackSpin Tee and LineDrive Pro Trainer. Both are useful hitting tools that I find help players improve. I'm not connected to these companies in any way.
Please chime in with your recommendations. This can help many parents, coaches and…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on November 7, 2018 at 2:54pm — No Comments
Added by Bill Stanton on October 10, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments
In the middle of it all, the entire, emotional ordeal that would come to define his career, in the midst of the literal storm that was drenching the Eastern Seaboard on the afternoon of Sept. 5, 2006, and the perfect, figurative one that was conspiring at that moment to make him the…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on August 31, 2018 at 2:44pm — No Comments
I do not know Dustin Lind but greatly appreciate the time and effort he has put in while accumulating the hundreds of videos in this library. Actually, thousands of videos when you consider there are several videos of most players in each folder. This is a tremendous resource for any player, coach or parent.
Be warned, you may end up spending hours watching…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on April 17, 2018 at 12:56pm — No Comments
This is very interesting. The Library of Congress digitized thousands of scouting reports written by Branch Rickey from 1951-1964.
The approximately 1,750 baseball scouting reports from the 1950s and 1960s presented here are part of the papers of Branch Rickey (1881-1965), best known as the executive…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on April 3, 2018 at 1:52pm — No Comments
Organizations are being mandated to switch to bats that perform like wood, which make hit balls slower. But it's a whole new expense.…
Added by Bill Stanton on March 22, 2018 at 11:28am — No Comments
Added by Bill Stanton on March 20, 2018 at 1:36pm — No Comments
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's April 2 issue, The Dominant 20.…
Added by Bill Stanton on March 8, 2018 at 5:37pm — No Comments
Added by Bill Stanton on August 25, 2017 at 9:42am — No Comments
A friend sent me this article:…Continue