Tag Archives: baseball

Jr. Prom

Prom night.  My oldest grandson went to his high school prom this weekend.  That makes two high school proms in the same season — a personal best.  (Click here for the first one.) He is so involved with school, baseball … Continue reading

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Down and Dirty

Baseball was made for little boys.  Everything about the game is filthy, and little boys would rather roll in the dirt than take a bath.  The baselines are dirt, the dugouts are dirt, and the entire infield at little league … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – The Big Team

Baseball may not be as popular today as it was in the 1950’s when it was called America’s Past Time, but it still draws a lot of little people.  I have four grandsons playing baseball this year, ages 3-15.  Yeah, … Continue reading

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Baseball

Baseball already?  Yup, high school baseball starts this week. Just as the college basketball tournaments are ending and March Madness is starting to heat up, I went to a high school baseball game (inter-squad scrimmage) last weekend.  Hey, I’m not … Continue reading

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T-ball

Nothing says “school is out” than a five-year old T-ball game.  Summer is time for the brain to idle for a few months while the body enjoys physical pursuits.  Who needs mental stimulus during summer vacation when you’re learning the most complicated game on … Continue reading

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Do Your Best!

The Little League season is winding down; I have mixed feelings about that.  The number of games these little guys plays is extraordinary, no wonder they (me too) get burned out.  The hellish-hot days of July are right around the … Continue reading

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Baseball Managers

At four and five years old, players are already analyzing their play on the field.  The tall player in the red hat says, “Why’d ya swing at that ugly pitch?”  “Because”, the player in the too-big hat explains, “the hit-and-run … Continue reading

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