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Outside the Zone with IHSA Umpire Andre Morgan

June 23, 2016

WillCountyBaseball.org: Andre, you’ve been umpiring in the Chicago area for 18 years. You could call games pretty much anywhere. But you do a lot of games in the far southern suburbs.

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Providence High School: From almost nothing to really something.

In January of 1974 this item appeared in the Orland Park Herald:

Why is this significant? Let’s take a trip through a baseball time machine and focus on how Providence High School came from almost nothing to really something. 874 more words

The Civil War & Baseball: More than just an unofficial Opening Day

Civil War Baseball: Baseball and the Blue and the Gray

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present an interesting essay written by Michael Aubrecht who shares with us a look at our national pastime during a time when baseball might have been one of the only saving graces America knew. 2,079 more words

Learning how to coach with Antonio Juarez

(Part II of our feature on Frosh/Soph/JV coaches)

Lots of sports fans demand definitive answers to bottom line questions. How come this athlete isn’t as good as he can be? 1,230 more words

No Growing Pains for Minooka Baseball

Anyone who has lived in Will County for a generation or more remains aghast at the enormous growth the county has witnessed over the past 25 years. 1,937 more words

Jerry Cougill and four decades of baseball at Reed-Custer

Reed-Custer Head Coach Jerry Cougill has seen a lot in his 40-year career including a state championship for his Comets in 1985. He’s also watched five of his players move on to the Major Leagues, and numerous others play college baseball. 1,837 more words