I thought I'd share the experience of managing three kids and a Little League game on a school night, for those of you unfamiliar with it.
Tim Lincecum, former San Francisco Giant's pitcher will hold a pitching showcase in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Friday, May 6. This will be his attempt to ...
By Jerry Zezima I have never been a man of many hats, not just because I am afraid I'd get stuck in doorways, but because my head, though empty, is t...
As I was preparing to come to this Benedictine community, I reflected on my first formative leadership experience.
Perhaps it is no accident that a baseball has 108 stitches and a prayer necklace has 108 beads. Baseball does not discriminate and we do not have to believe in the same God to be on the same team. It is a game of courage, strength, and character that can bring grown men to cry.
You're probably familiar with ERA (Earned Run Average). SIERA takes that further, standing for "Skill-Interactive Earned Run Average". It was created to quantify how well a pitcher has truly performed based on, well, their skills. That's ambiguous, so let's wade in a little with a case study.
The janitor is here to take out the trash.
By Dalia Colon for the CheapTickets Travel Blog When it comes to the fan experience, these baseball stadiums hit it out of the park. ...
"I love to hit the ball," says Adam , 12, an Israeli Arab, who attends the Orthodox Christian School in the mixed Arab-Jewish city Ramle. "And I love the schnitzel served at lunch." His friend Sagi, an Israeli Jew from Modi'in nods in agreement to his friend's statements.
If a player is hitting the ball hard, you should be paying attention. If poor surface statistics mask a strong batted ball profile, or vice versa, then there is a large profit margin to be capitalized upon.
Beginning in the 1930s, black sportswriters, notably Wendell Smith and Sam Lacy, made baseball part of a larger crusade to confront Jim Crow laws. Their columns galvanized support among their readers, and their interviews with white major leaguers demonstrated that many players had no objections to playing with blacks.
Breaking Barriers is a character education and literacy program that teaches students that we all face barriers in our lives, even Major League players. We help students understand the importance of character and how Jackie Robinson used his core values to overcome his barriers.
"They're really more Freedom Documents than contracts," entrepreneur and founder of Collector's Cafe Mykalai Kontilai told me as he eagerly awaited another milestone in the long list of his career.
People have said for years that I will end up in the gutter. Little did I know it would happen when I went bowling with my 3-year-old granddaughter.