Category: Sports

Four Steps to Turning Any Problem Into an Opportunity

What’s the difference between a problem and an opportunity? Isn’t it obvious? If your response to that question is that obviously, it’s the circumstances – think again. Have you ever heard of or seen two people achieving different outcomes, even though they began with the same circumstances? For example, in the midst of an economic

Your Treatment Options For Colon Issues

I never set out to be as knowledgeable as I have recently become about colon surgery. But if you want to know the real lowdown on a procedure, ask someone who has gone through it. First a few basics: The colonoscopy is the gold standard for detecting colon issues. If you wait until you have

The Tragic Story of Eddie Gaedel

If you have had an interest in baseball for a while, you surely know the story of Eddie Gaedel. For those of you who haven’t heard of him and don’t know the story, Gaedel was a midget, all of three feet eight inches tall, who played one game of Major League baseball. Much is known

Shrinking Hats For A Better Fit

The recent years saw a huge following and demand for head gear. Fedoras, cowboy hats, felt hats, straw hats, fitted hats, hats too ridiculous to wear, and some other styles have found their places on models’, celebrities’, and regular guys’ heads. Despite the surge of new and updated styles, still the most popular hat style

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