Baseball colorline

Baseball Color Line

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Baseball color line was the unwritten policy which excluded African American baseball players from Organized Ball in the United States before 1947. As a result, various Negro Leagues were formed, which featured those players not allowed to participate in the major or minor leagues. The separation’s beginnings occurred in…

Japanese Baseball

Baseball In Japan

Playing baseball in Japan was a very unique and interesting experience to say the least. It was very trying at times, and tested my character to the fullest. Playing baseball in Japan requires an open mind and a willingness to adapt to their way of playing baseball. It all started when I was with the giants.…

Dominican Republic Baseball

Dominican Republic Baseball

If you are a baseball aficionado then the Dominican Republic (or DR as it is often referred to) is a great place to combine your sporting passion with an unforgettable vacation. The ‘winterball’ season in particular sees some of the games biggest names returning to their family homes in the DR to play at local…

Coaching Kids

Coaching Kids The Right Way

  There are many tips that can be learned. But coaching kids is a delicate practice that needs to be taken with the kids self confidence at the heart of the teaching. These days, parents and coaches alike want to win so bad, they put undue stress on the kids that can have a negative effect. Sometimes…

Wood Baseball Bats

Baseball and Wood Bats

There is always the controversy of baseball wood bats versus aluminum bats. To further understand the point we need to educate ourselves about the differences in the two. There are good points and bad points about wood bats and aluminum. Let’s look at the aluminum bat first. It is the bat of choice for little league…

Baseball And Life

Baseball and life have a lot of similarities. I know what you are thinking, yea right, it’s simply a game involving a bat and a ball. What can that possibly teach us? I am here to tell you what it can teach you. Not only baseball, but other sports as well. Growing up I couldn’t…