Baseball Magazine


  • Pinch on Passed Balls at Home Plate

    Pinch Passed Balls Home Plate

    Today’s post is a tip for middle infielders and for coaches who are looking for another one of those little things to pass on to their players. Read more

    The 14 April 2014 by   Meachrm
  • Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast

    Slow Smooth, Smooth Fast

    I’ve often told players that if they cannot perform a task (fielding, hitting, pitching, etc.) in slow motion then they will never be able to do it in regular... Read more

    The 24 April 2014 by   Meachrm
  • Two out Close Plays at First Base

    Close Plays First Base

    Here’s the situation … runner on second base with two outs. A ball is hit to an infielder who bobbles it and throws to first base. The play at first will be a... Read more

    The 17 April 2014 by   Meachrm
  • A Three-Ring Circus At The Yale Club

    Three-Ring Circus Yale Club

    I had a blast at the BLOHARDS meeting at the Yale Club on Friday, as I did Ted Williams trivia and gave away prizes to winners.Ben Bradlee Jr. Read more

    The 12 April 2014 by   Theomnipotentq
  • The Curious Case of Paul America

    Curious Case Paul America

    An image from Paul America’s screen test, circa 1965.I’ve done a lot of research on distant cousins up and down my family tree over the years, uncovering some... Read more

    The 01 April 2014 by   Paullanning
  • 0-For-5 With 5 Ks? No Problem.

    0-For-5 With Problem.

    It was looking like the Red Sox were going to drop another home series on Wednesday, as the offense disappeared and the Sox were down 2-1 in the 8th inning.But... Read more

    The 10 April 2014 by   Theomnipotentq
  • You Are Working Too Hard

    Working Hard

    When I first started teaching about 20 years ago, a department chairperson who observed my teaching said she liked my style and methods but felt I was working... Read more

    The 11 April 2014 by   Meachrm
  • A Lot Can Be Seen in One Play at First Base

    Seen Play First Base

    Take a look at the brief video clip I ran into online. Click on the photo below and then keep clicking the refresh button to see it over again. Then come back t... Read more

    The 02 April 2014 by   Meachrm
  • Getting a Ton of Infield Reps – Part 2

    Getting Infield Reps Part

    In Part 1 I explained how to get a bunch of reps pretty quickly for your infielders. I usually did it at the start of practices but it could certainly be done... Read more

    The 08 April 2014 by   Meachrm
  • Getting a Ton of Infield Reps – Part 1

    Getting Infield Reps Part

    When I ran outdoor high school practices, virtually every one started with defensive reps. I felt our ability to hit largely depended who was pitching against u... Read more

    The 07 April 2014 by   Meachrm


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