How to deal with Daddy Ball

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We asked our Facebook and Twitter fans what the most frequent problem in baseball and softball were and we noticed there was a very popular answer among parents, and players: Daddy Ball. What is Daddy Ball? This not only applies to the sport of baseball and softball, but in all sports where a dad … [Read more...]

Baseball and Softball Back in the Olympics?

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Recently, the committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics released a shortlist of sports that are being strongly considered for addition. Two of those sports were softball and baseball. Not Official... Although the news of baseball and softball being possibly reinstated is exciting, this shortlist does … [Read more...]

10 Things to Consider: Travel Ball

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Your son/daughter has been playing for a couple years now and it seems that the logical next step is to sign them up for travel ball. Although it seems like no brainer, here are 10 things to consider before making the commitment: Do they even want to? Making sure your son/daughter is excited … [Read more...]

What is Player PTSD?

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When most people think of the word PTSD the first image that may pop into their heads might be a war veteran, a sexually assaulted victim, or someone who has been a part of a life threatening situation. Most do not think of athletes. According to the National High School Sports-Related Injury … [Read more...]

Is It Important to Wear a Fielder’s Mask?

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For the USSSA, wearing a mask as a softball pitcher or infielder is a matter of personal choice, as they do not mandate the use of fastpitch face masks for softball players in these positions. However, there is a growing trend in the competitive softball community for infielders to wear softball … [Read more...]