The Swing Bat Review

  Lefty and I recently had the opportunity to review The Swing Bat.  The Swing Bat is designed to improve swing mechanics by giving an immediate …

Baseball Furies

Dads, costume idea for you.  Remember this movie?  The Warriors from 1979. Not a movie for kids!  Maybe before your time but when I first saw this …

Myosource Kinetic Bands

Lefty’s team started to use these Myosource Kinetic Bands to condition.  I think it will be a great way to increase his speed an agility.  Looking …

Use the Tee

Lefty asks daily to go out and take some batting practice.  But sometimes there is just not enough time in the day and the rusty arm …

Teammates

When the games end, when all the seasons end, and when the playing is over, this is what Lefty will remember the most…his teammates. There will be teammates …

Father’s Day Gift

Lefty found another Father’s Day gift for me in his school bag. Lefty dressed up as me coaching first base…that is my shirt, hat, watch and …

Summer Time Routine

There is always a lot of talk about playing year round baseball.  With summer here, I found this article by Danny Knobler on Bleacher Report about Josh …

BASEBALLISM.com

If you are a baseball fan, or know one, you will love this site. I do! Clever clothing                 …

Lefty’s Clubhouse

 Okay, I admit it. I am kind of a cheese-ball when it comes to pre-game preparation for Lefty. Maybe it is because I enjoyed the pre-game …

Tee Ball

Lefty’s first experience in organized baseball…Tee Ball! Hard to believe that it has been four years since this picture. But I love looking at it. I …

Home Plate Collisions

MLB’s rules committee approved a resolution at December’s winter meetings to ban home plate collisions.  The guidelines designed to eliminate home plate collisions are scheduled to …

Hitting – Get Mad

Stepping into the batter’s box and facing live pitching takes confidence. The transition from machine pitch to live pitching can be stressful for young players. No …

Baseball Quilt

What do you do with your player’s old jerseys?  Hang them in the back of the closet?  Put them away in a drawer or box?  Or…make …

Total Control Ball

Lefty has been using these Total Control weighted balls in pre-game hitting and practice drills for the last month or so.  Already I have seen an …

Hit By Pitch

No batter at any level likes getting hit by a pitch.  But, the truth is it is not if your young player will get hit, it …

Pitch Count

I witnessed a 10 year old throw 80+ pitches in one game this weekend.  Not just fastballs and changeups, curveballs too! What is your opinion?
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