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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

Playing the right way at Lincoln-Way East

Head Coach Paul Babcock is in his 13th year at Lincoln-Way East. His Griffins won the 2008 IHSA summer state championship. He’s seen a lot of things change over a decade+ of high school baseball; and he knows that the more things change the more they need to stay the same.   1,352 more words

Baseball Remains Center Stage in Beecher

On April 25th WillCountyBaseball.org traveled out to Beecher and spent some time with Head Coach Brandon DuBois before his squad took on Chicago Christian. DuBois is Beecher’s de facto mayor of baseball. 1,276 more words