If you have been to a baseball game or two, you (or your child) probably have wondered if there is a leprechaun with a golden pot containing baseballs handing out an endless supply of pearly white, brand spanking new baseballs.Well, I can't confirm or deny the existence of a leprechaun, but I can tell you approximately how many baseballs are used at various levels in … [Read more...] about How Many Games are Played in a Baseball Season
Have you ever wondered how many baseballs are used in a game or season?Made from a two pieces of leather cover, two wax strings, cork and almost a mile-and-a-half long yarn, a 9 inch baseball is by T-ballers to MLB players and fans from all over the world.While parents, fans and players anxiously wait for the spring season to begin, equipment managers from rec league to … [Read more...] about How Many Baseballs Are Used in a Game of Baseball?
How many times have you said "the game started 2 hours ago and it's only top of the 4rd inning"?Or sing the Take Me Out to the Ball game" (traditionally done during the middle of the seventh inning) and noticed the crowd was sparse and half the remaining fans were dozing off?MLB implemented few rules back in 2015 to move the game along at a slightly faster pace by … [Read more...] about How Long Does a Baseball Game Last?
IntroductionIn its most basic form, baseball (or softball) is a simple sport. Catch and throw baseballs when playing defense. Grab a bat and try to hit a ball and run when playing offense.For the most part, that is how we start teaching kids how to play baseball at an early age.For parents who have never played baseball on the other hand, it … [Read more...] about How Do I Teach Baseball to My Child
Five tools indicate characteristics of an elite baseball player Recent addendum includes a sixth tool to include aggressive playMaybe you've heard the term "Five Tool Player" before and wondered what that meant. Or maybe you know the term, but want to learn how to achieve that lofty title.So, what are the five tools in baseball? Simply put, the five tools are … [Read more...] about What are the 5 tools of a 5-tool player in Baseball