The Ole Ball Game
 

Baseball Coaching Blog

The Baseball Coaching Blog keeps you up to date with all additions and changes to theoleballgame.com website, enabling you to stay up to date, at a glance.

Subscribe to the RSS feed for this website, and have all the latest tips brought to you through your favorite RSS Reader.

Simply right-click (or ctrl+click on Mac) on the orange RSS button below left, then copy and paste the url of this page into your RSS Reader. It's that easy!

Or click on the My Yahoo! button or My MSN or Add to Google button, if you have a personalized page there.

If RSS still seems a bit of a mystery (and it did for me the first time) click on one of the orange buttons for more information.

Once you start, you will not believe what RSS can do for you!



fair or foul

Fred asked: Pop up lands between pitcher's mound and second base. Ball is untouched, the spin of the ball causes the ball to roll into foul territory

Continue reading "fair or foul"

fielder's choice count as an at bat?

Tony asked: Runner beats out a ball hit and runner was on first. Does a fielder's choice count as a time at bat? Rick answered: Tony, thank you for

Continue reading "fielder's choice count as an at bat?"

Chances of scoring a run from 3rd base on an infield ground ball with less than 2 outs.

Giannis asked: I know that the decision of scoring from 3rd base on an infield ground ball depends on many factors (where the ball goes,what the infielder

Continue reading "Chances of scoring a run from 3rd base on an infield ground ball with less than 2 outs."

Why don't they throw the runner that is advancing to second or third out first? Instead they seem to throw the runner advancing to first out first.

EG asked: It always seems that they do not concentrate on throwing out runners advancing to third or second. It seems that you would try to keep runners

Continue reading "Why don't they throw the runner that is advancing to second or third out first? Instead they seem to throw the runner advancing to first out first."

If you say your seat is on the third baseline, what does that mean?

Nancy asked: If you say your seat is on the third baseline, what does that mean? Rick answered: Nancy, thank you for your question. As you look at

Continue reading "If you say your seat is on the third baseline, what does that mean?"

Fair or Foul ball?

Tim asked: Recently there was a pop-up in my Grandson's little league game. The first baseman running for the ball with glove extended over the baseline

Continue reading "Fair or Foul ball?"

RBI or not?

Tim asked: The situation is as follows: bases are loaded, no outs. The batter hits the ball into the ground and it bounces up towards the pitcher.

Continue reading "RBI or not?"

Is it a hit or fielders choice?

Mitch asked: Runner on first batter hits a ground ball to the short stop trying to turn a double play. Runner is out at second base but throw to first

Continue reading "Is it a hit or fielders choice?"

Most runs scored

Zach asked: What is the most runs scored by 1 team in back to back games on different days? Rick answered: Zach, thank you for your question. If you

Continue reading "Most runs scored"

Infield Warm-ups

Infield warm-ups: A way to provide purpose and focus to between innings, while at the same time, building player confidence.

Permalink -- click for full blog post


Mental Framing

Mental framing puts the players mind in a position to be successful, in the difficult situations that arise in the game of baseball.

Permalink -- click for full blog post


Baseball Mental Power

Baseball mental power; you are searching for the magic key that will unlock the door to the source of power. You have the key in your own hands, and you may make use of it the moment you learn to con

Permalink -- click for full blog post


Baseball Instruction, Bunting

Bunting because you want to, not because you have to!.

Permalink -- click for full blog post


Hitting: A Proven Team Approach

A proven team hitting approach, one that enabled our players to put the ball in play early and often, a baseball recipe for success.

Permalink -- click for full blog post


Hitting Progressions Advanced

Description: Hitting progressions; the movements a hitter makes, prior to swinging at a pitched baseball.

Permalink -- click for full blog post


Baseball Rules First Base Running Lane

As you look onto a baseball field, regardless of its dimensions, you will notice a chalk line marked along the first base foul line.

Permalink -- click for full blog post


Baseball Drills - Team Defense

This multipurpose baseball drill for team defense is the all time standard for game situation drills.

Permalink -- click for full blog post


Base Running

Base running, one of the least taught and practiced skills, yet still one of the most important, even in the age of the aluminum bat

Permalink -- click for full blog post

 



 
baseball american flag


baseball on grass


Pitch In For Baseball

pitch in for baseball

Pitch in for baseball's mission: to help kids and make friends all over the world by sharing the great game of baseball.

PITCH IN FOR BASEBALL collects, and gives, baseball equipment and other assistance to young people in underserved communities around the globe.

Please click the link above to learn more about this wonderful non-profit organization. It is worth the "click", just to see their website.

Yours in baseball,


Rick




Visit CheckSwing
 
 

[?] Subscribe To This Site

XML RSS
follow us in feedly
Add to My Yahoo!
Add to My MSN
Subscribe with Bloglines



Louisville Sluggers. 1920's

 
Return to top | Homepage | Contact Rick | About Us | Site Dedications | Site Origin | Resource | Privacy Policy |

Powered By Site Build It!

Copyright© 2007-2017...theoleballgame.com. All Rights Reserved.
Copyright© 2007-2017...theoleballgame.com. All Rights Reserved.