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Bill Stanton's Blog – May 2014 Archive (3)

ASMI: Position Statement for Tommy John Injuries in Baseball Pitchers

Position Statement for Tommy John Injuries in Baseball Pitchers

May 2014

EPIDEMIC

During the past few years there has been an “epidemic” rise in the number of professional pitchers requiring ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (“Tommy John surgery”).1 This is like déjà vu, as a similar sharp rise was seen in adolescent pitchers near the turn of the century.2,3 These two rises are indeed connected; that…

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Added by Bill Stanton on May 29, 2014 at 3:07pm — No Comments

High School Coach Post-Game Rant: Acceptable or Not?

Here is audio of a high school baseball coach talking with his team in the locker room after a game.

Warning:  The language is harsh.

Here's my question:  Is this acceptable or not? Listen and give your thoughts.

Here's the news…

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Added by Bill Stanton on May 21, 2014 at 11:14am — 29 Comments

This is the story of a boy and his baseball field (must read)

I just came across this story. theChive is a website targeted to younger males with goofy stories and lots and lots of pics of cute girls. It's become a popular website and the guys running it are doing well. 

Read this story and see how they stepped up to help kids in Texas. It's a great story.

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And that is the Reader’s Digest version of how a 4 year-old kid weighing 30 lbs. beat cancer 3 times.

DJ loves two things: The…

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Added by Bill Stanton on May 15, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

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