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A Helpful Article About Baseball That Offers Many Useful Tips

Have you sat there and thought about why people just seem to love baseball so much? You aren’t the only one! A lot of people want to understand baseball, but they don’t know where to begin. 685 more words

Fields in bad shape

The city-owned Little League fields in East Haven, CT need some TLC, but the league is getting no help from the city. You may be wondering why the league doesn’t just take matters into their own hands, but many times leagues are not permitted to make improvements to fields when those fields are run owned by the municipality. 17 more words

Parents And Children

Little League, California and Gritting Teeth

A brief synopsis of my decision to head west for college (I now understand why “heading west” is often a euphemism for dying): The four years I planned to, the four years I spent regretting this plan, and what I’ve walked away with. 1,089 more words

Playing on Blue Grass

Walsh Park-La Grange, KY: Brian has had no problem fitting into our new environment here in Kentucky.  In fact, he suited up for the Mariners and played his first game within the first few days.  234 more words

Family Fun

Perfect timing: LIttle leaguer crushes 381-foot HR (!) while ESPN is interviewing his mother

In baseball, timing is everything.

And Terrance Gist of South Carolina couldn’t have timed this swing any better.

The 13-year-old not only hit a home run against Rhode Island at the Little League World Series while his mother was being interviewed by ESPN’s Jaymee Sire, he hit it (gasp) 381 feet. 22 more words

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"Come On, Wendy!"

Worked out that I’ve probably made a mistake for each thing I’ve done right. –Satellite

It’s a lyric from a song about love, which makes it sorta, but not quite fit for Mother’s Day.

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Muscular Dystrophy

2016 Umpire School: Part 1

Anyone who umpires youth baseball needs training, especially those who volunteer. Local little leagues usually hold single-day clinics to provide new recruits and returning umpires with the basics of home plate and base positioning, as well as rule interpretations. 439 more words

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