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baseball

September 28, 2015

Weathering the Storm

Maintaining perspective, positivity during a losing streak “Just win baby.” “You play to win the game.” “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” These quotes are everywhere, printed on T-shirts and plastered all ove...


September 22, 2015

Mike Matheny’s letter to parents

* This excerpt, published originally at MikeMatheny.com, is from St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny's book, The Matheny Manifesto. This letter was written in 2009 to a group of parents who wanted him to coach a youth team. Here, he outlined the...


September 8, 2015

Libertyville baseball field gets fresh look

There’s a certain charm to the baseball field at Libertyville High School (Libertyville, Illinois), but even the game’s most precious venues need a little touching up every now and then. Options were slim for the athletic department at the sch...


August 3, 2015

SportsMed: Understanding baseball injuries

About 15 million people play baseball each year in the United States. Six million of these players are children in grades eight or below. A significant number of these ballplayers incur elbow injuries of some sort. The dominant arm is usually affe...


July 21, 2015

Mapping how far athletes run during competition

Unless we're talking about track or cross country, its difficult to map exactly how far athletes run during competition. Fortunately for us, today's technology is helping us solve that problem. [caption id="attachment_13463" align="alignright" wi...


July 10, 2015

The University of Akron announces it will cut baseball

The University of Akron (Ohio) announced today it would cut baseball as part of a three-year program to address the school's financial troubles. [caption id="attachment_13265" align="alignleft" width="254"] The Akron Zips[/caption] No other de...


June 10, 2015

Nation’s top-ranked prep baseball team investigated for hazing

The No. 1 high school baseball team in the country is being investigated for a hazing incident that allegedly took place at the team's hotel. [caption id="attachment_13035" align="alignright" width="171"] The Parkview High School baseball team is...


April 16, 2015

Mississippi State AD apologizes for ‘offensive’ warmup shirts

Mississippi State Athletic Director Scott Stricklin apologized today for what he called offensive T-shirts that were worn by the university's baseball players. [caption id="attachment_11755" align="alignright" width="169"] New batting practice shi...