Tag Archives: baseball

America’s Pastime

Baseball has long been called “America’s pastime”; it’s been popular since the mid- 1800’s. In this day and age of instant gratification, it is hard to understand the sustained popularity of a sport with so much down time between mere … Continue reading

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What Was I Thinking?!

Baseball season is in full swing.  High school season is over except for the state tournament. A line drive into short center field caused a collision at home plate.  With a runner on second base and the score tied late … Continue reading

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Coaching

Another season of Little League baseball is wrapping up with state tournaments this week. The parents must be relieved after four months of multiple game/practice commitments each week.  The eight year-olds in this photo played 35 games during the regular … Continue reading

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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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