Buy and Sell Used Baseball Equipment on Ebay

  If your kids are just starting out in baseball or softball, chances are that you don’t know whether they will like it and if it’s something they will ultimately stick with. Given that, it’s safe to assume that you don’t want to invest a lot of money yet on expensive …

League Ball or Travel Ball?

The topic of whether to put your child in league baseball or softball, or put them in travel ball is a topic that I know many parents struggle over. While you can do both, there are limitations to the amount of dedication you can give to two different teams.   …

Moms: How to Dress for a Kid’s Baseball Game

  Now, I’m not trying to be judgemental here. I’m really just trying to help some ladies out. You know who I’m talking about. The mom who shows up at the kids’ baseball or softball game with spilling cleavage and wearing six-inch heels like she’s headed to the club.   This …

How Important is a Baseball Bat?

  We all want to provide the best baseball bats and the best softball bats for our children. But, does that include a bat that costs $300 or more? In my opinion, NO IT DOES NOT! If your son or daughter is just starting out playing baseball or softball, or …

10 Great Reasons for Your Kid to Be on a Sports Team

Having had both of my boys on various sports teams, I have seen them grow up into fine young men and part of that I definitely attribute to their participation in sports. There are many, many good things about being part of something bigger, and I’ve listed some great reasons …

Is it better to play nervous or relaxed?

  I’ve been wondering this since my son has been playing in some really important games this season. I’ve discussed it with a few other parents and a couple of coaches and there are varying opinions as far as being too relaxed or too nervous. I decided to ask my …

Why I Love Baseball

  I can remember back to my earliest days of life hearing my dad’s AM transistor radio broadcasting out the sounds of the Cleveland Indians announcer. That radio played the games almost every summer day or night for my whole childhood. Whether we were at the lake in my dad’s blow-up …

Bleacher Etiquette

So you’re sitting in the bleachers enjoying your kid’s baseball or softball game. We all want to be a positive influence in our children’s lives, and how we behave at their games can be a determining factor in that. None of us wants to be that crazy parent, the one who yells …

Little League or Pony Baseball?

I’ve heard quite a few parents asking around whether it’s better for their kids to play Little League baseball or Pony baseball. Some people don’t even know there’s a difference or that Pony baseball even exists. There is plenty of information online regarding the factual differences such as age requirements …

Ways to Keep Busy at Baseball Practice and Games

  If you’re a busy baseball or softball parent, practices and games probably take up a lot of your time between driving and waiting. Obviously, when you’re at the games you want to watch your player do his or her thing, but there’s so much time at pre-game warm ups, …