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October 2, 2009

Winning High School Baseball by the Books

Winning High School Baseball by the BooksHigh school coaches do not have to target and recruit athletes to fit a specific philosophy. Since most schools have a roster of decent athletes who are eager and teachable, the coaches need merely adapt to th...


October 2, 2009

Baseball/Softball: An infield drill series with winning reps

As a high school baseball coach, I used to find it difficult to coach everyone at the same time. I often had to struggle to get my infielders a lot of repetitions in practice. That was until I found out what could be done with one fungo hitter, a ...


October 2, 2009

A scientific slump cure

Baseball hitters at all levels of play experience slumps. Normally good hitters go through periods where they can’t even buy a base hit. A whole body of baseball myth and folklore has sprung up through the years around just how to break a slump. ...


November 2, 2006

A Beautiful Mind: A conversation with Tony La Russa

[caption id="attachment_25493" align="aligncenter" width="494"] Photo: Gage Skidmore, Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is a master strategist. In 2006, Coach & Athletic Director spoke with the three-...