Ruy Martinez—“Big” Power Hitter!

August 22, 2014


I love the Little League World Series!  I love Ruy Martinez! Like last year, some of the best hitters in the 2014 Little League World Series are on the team from Mexico.  One of the “big” hitters on the Mexican team is Ruy Martinez, a 4′ 8″ second baseman.  Ruy may be the smallest player in […]

Take A Break!

August 15, 2014


I have received several Emails recently asking why my last post was in back in early June.  My response is simple…..I wanted to take a break for the summer. Believe me, I have much more to say about hitting, but sometimes it is good to take a break, even from the activities we enjoy. Taking a break […]

Celebrities Pay RE2PECT To Derek Jeter In Viral Ad

July 16, 2014


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Carson will always love our Boys in Blue, but he’s got a soft spot in his heart for the great Yankees shortstop, Derek Jeter. Jeter’s baseball career comes to an end this season and celebrities have come out in full force to honor the…

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Hitting Ugly

June 7, 2014


I look forward to the high school and college playoffs every year to see the best hitters on the best teams. What always surprises me are the home runs and extra base hits by hitters who have swings that are not very pretty, especially softball players. I can often be overheard questioning my television…”How the heck did THAT ball leave the […]

Success Is On-Deck

May 23, 2014


Whenever I sit near the on-deck circle at a baseball or softball game, I enjoy watching hitters go through their unique rituals before entering the batter’s box. Some practice their entire swing, while others focus only on a small aspect of their swing. Sometimes, these swings look very unorthodox and nothing like their game swing, which I don’t quite […]

Alex Hugo—Must See TV

May 10, 2014


I was recently doing some work on my computer with a college softball game on television in the background.  When I heard the announcer introduce Alex Hugo of the University of Georgia as “one of the leading home run hitters in the country”, my attention shifted from my computer screen to the game.  As Alex stepped into […]

Touching Them All

May 3, 2014


I love it when the human Spirit overshadows a game that seemed like the most important thing in the world.  Sportsmanship and Character….pass it on.  


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