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High school baseball coaches’ failure to coach fails teenagers

  This time of year I am constantly aggravated. I shouldn’t be because I love the start of pre-season baseball in anticipation for opening day.  But this is also the time of year when high school baseball starts in New … Continue reading

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When the outcome affects the income

If the outcome doesn’t affect the income why should I care?  That is something I always tell opposing youth coaches when they inevitably start screaming and yelling at an official for a perceived blown call.  Or, worse yet, at one … Continue reading

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Look beyond the player and to the person when coaching teenagers

He approached the batter’s box with trepidation. He was terrified but knew he had a task to complete. The bases were loaded and his team was down by a run.  There were two outs in the ninth inning and the … Continue reading

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