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Bill Stanton's Blog – June 2015 Archive (4)

Stretching Scholarship Dollars Key To College Success

Stretching Scholarship Dollars Key To College Success

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Added by Bill Stanton on June 24, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Economics take toll on talent pool in MLB

Economics take toll on talent pool in MLB

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Added by Bill Stanton on June 15, 2015 at 11:53am — 14 Comments

The (fake) Prospect

This is a very interesting article.

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Montaous Walton, now 29 years old, says his story should be titled "The Dream Chaser" and in a sense, that would be right, but only almost. There are other titles one could choose, names given Montaous by others, like "The Fraud," or "The Con Artist"—but those wouldn’t be quite right, either.

Many of us have known boys like Montaous, or even have been a boy like Montaous, a boy with a dream to play baseball. On…

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Added by Bill Stanton on June 10, 2015 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Coaches. Ethics. Rule Interpretation. Decisions.

Here's a situation I encountered recently.....

8U travel baseball game. It's the 2nd game of a doubleheader. The scenario/dispute is around pitching limits. In our league, a pitcher is only allowed to throw three innings per weekend. Those three innings can be in one game or split across both games of a doubleheader.

Here's the exact rule from our league rulebook:

SPRING & FALL ONLY: 8u, 9u pitchers may only pitch 3 innings per…

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Added by Bill Stanton on June 9, 2015 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

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