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Different Types of Baseballs for Various Age Groups


Getting Ready for the Spring Rec Season

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How Many Players on a Baseball Team

Figuring out the best roster size for your youth baseball team is not as easy as you think, especially if your league commissioner tells you to…[REAT MORE]

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Comparing 8U, 10U and 12U Baseballs

Ever caught yourself pondering whether the whole youth baseball market is just a big curveball, with gear peddlers pitching the same ol’ pill to us folks in the stands at sky-high prices…[READ MORE]


Lineup for Your Rec Team

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Batting Out of Order

Most youth and travel leagues follow the rule set by the MLB, but many inexperienced managers incorrectly interpret this rule…[READ MORE]

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Lineup in Youth Baseball vs MLB

You’ll find that baseballs used in middle and high schools are pretty much cousins to those we played with in college, rather than the distant relatives used in the pros…[READ MORE]

Learn more about maximizing lineups and player positions, visit our coaching section


All About Baseball Fields

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Guide to a Baseball Field Layout

From sandlots to 60×90 baseball fields, the memory of stepping on that dirt infield for the first time is something that kids (and parents) will remember forever….[READ MORE]

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Distance Between Bases

This 90 feet is the standard distance between bases in Major League, College, and High School baseball, but let me tell you a little story about an eager, young team I once coached…[READ MORE]

If you will be maintaining your baseball fields, read my posts in the section, baseball field work


Baseball Equipment and Accessories

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Guide to Best Baseball Gloves

There are so many baseball glove manufacturers and creating a comprehensive list of all glove makers is difficult since companies are constantly emerging and dying…[READ MORE]

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How to Break-in a Baseball Glove

When I coached a bunch of 8 to 10-year-old players, it was common to see first-time players with their new (stiff) baseball gloves on the field. So it was no surprise to see…[READ MORE]

To read more posts on baseball related equipment, visit baseball equipment and accessories


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7 Interesting Facts About Designated For Assignment Rule in MLB

Overview Strategic Roster Management: Designating a player for assignment (DFA) allows MLB teams to free up a spot on their 40-man roster and provides a period of seven days to trade, release, or waive the player, making it a crucial tool for managing roster flexibility and team performance Financial and Development Considerations: DFA decisions involve…

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