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July 26, 2012

Umpire Cancels Little League Game When Coach Won’t Stop Arguing

&&codeblock4&&Oxford Patch, Paul Singleyhttp://oxford-ct.patch.com/articles/oxford-parents-taken-aback-by-wilton-youth-baseball-coachs-actions-video#youtube_video-10755127The Wilton baseball league put out this written statement regar...


July 11, 2012

Little League Brawl Caught on Tape; Fathers Fist Fight At The Game

Two fathers get into a fist fight after a Little League baseball game in Georgia. See what prompted the brawl and how the players on the field showed true sportsmanship when the dust settled. Little League Brawl Caught on Tape; Fathers Fist Fight ...


March 9, 2012

Baseball: Mastering first-and-third defenses

Your team defense is critical in forcing the opposition to earn what it scores and not allowing anything more. One area that constantly needs your attention as a coach is your defense when runners are on first and third, so that all players on...


June 30, 2011

Baseball: South Carolina’s Ray Tanner talks CWS title

South Carolina’s Ray Tanner handled rain delays, a tiring pitching staff and difficult decisions on the base paths to secure a CWS title Editor’s Note: This article was written after the 2010 College World Series title won by South Carolina.  ...


February 23, 2011

Baseball: The infield drill series

As a high school baseball coach, I used to find it difficult to coach everyone at the same time. And I often struggled 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 bu...


April 23, 2010

Outfielders need instruction too

Too many coaches don’t spend enough time on outfield defense — they just put a couple good athletes out there, hit them some fly balls and hope for the best when the game starts. But any team’s outfield defense can be improved and that impro...


February 10, 2010

Text Messages Place Baseball Coach On Leave

Here is another cautionary tale for coaches out there - don’t send inappropriate text messages to students. This time, it’s West Hartford High (Conn.) baseball coach Sean McCann who is under investigation. He allegedly sent inappropriate ...


February 10, 2010

St. Thomas Baseball Coach Denning Retires

Coming off a Division III national championship, St. Thomas (Minn.) baseball coach Dennis Denning has decided to retire. The 65-year-old coached the last 15 years at St. Thomas and compiled a 522-157 record with two national titles. Previously, he co...


February 5, 2010

California’s Winningest Prep Baseball Coach Dies

John Stevenson, who won 1.059 games in 50 baseball seasons at El Segundo High (Calif.), died Monday at the age of 76 due to a heart attack.http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/dodgerthoughts/2010/01/californias-winningest-prep-baseball-coach-passes-away.h...


October 2, 2009

Working Up the Pitcher’s Starting Routine

Watch any quality major league pitcher prepare for a start and you will discover that he is observing an established routine. Once the routine is developed over a period of trial and error and the pitcher knows that it is working for him, we will exp...