Category: Sports

Who Invented T-Ball?

"I will not be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat." Babe Ruth On May 6, 2001, the Capitol City League Rockies and the Satchel Paige League Memphis Red Sox from the Washington, DC area took the field to play

How to Build a Pitching Mound in Your Backyard

There are a few basic issues about backyard pitching mounds which must be initially considered. The first being, buying a pre-made portable pitching mound is expense, $700 to $1500 + depending on quality and accessories, secondly, to actually build a dirt pitching mound is an enormous amount of work, cost and should probably be undertaken

History of the Softball Glove

Imagine catching a baseball bare-handed. Painful, right? Back when baseball first began, there were no baseball gloves. Fortunately, legend tells that A.G. Spalding saw a glove being used by a first baseman to protect his hand in 1875. Spalding then started the trend of wearing a glove for baseball, and the gloves became a standard

2013 Louisville Slugger Bats and Reviews

The Louisville name is synonymous with baseball bats and in reviews it’s impossible to separate them. Unfortunately they’ve been fighting an uphill battle in the industry to regain the top spot in the industry. The problem has been in the 100% composite category where they have failed to manufacture a bat that has caught on.

How to Overcome Your Fear of Being Hit by a Baseball

I’ll never forget the look of frustration on the young coach’s face when he approached me at my team practice. Being the type of coach which becomes totally engrossed in the minuteness of every play, every player’s action and re-action on the playing field, I’d have normally delayed talking to him until after practice, but