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Win with grace, lose with dignity

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The concept is simple and it is what I tell my players after every game before we go through the handshake line. Win with grace, lose with dignity. A video just surfaced on earlier today from @b757fo_jim and @cut4 of two friends, and they were friends first…but these two friends just happen to be facing each other in a baseball game where the winner gets the chance to move on to the state ch ...[Read More]

Matt Deggs, a coach who gets it

“There is no greater honor than to sacrifice for a brother” – Matt Deggs, Baseball Coach at Sam Houston State. There are just some coaches that you want to play for.  Matt Deggs is one of them.  After a loss that knocked his team out of the NCAA tournament in 2017 – Deggs gets deep.  He talks about love, being a transactional coach and becoming a transformational coach.

Simple sportsmanship

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The Little League World Series often leaves us with great storylines.  Last year we had Mo’ne Davis, and this year – we have the sportsmanship from Uganda.  Watch and enjoy as these young men do it right.  

Not missing a pitch

Not missing a pitch

Friend of Every Day, Getting Better,  Renee Peggs, recently shared with us one of her latest pieces.  It is a great story on Notre Dame baseball pitcher Cristian Torres.  Torres a recent graduate at Notre Dame, just finished his career as a relief pitcher for the Irish.  The story of Torres is not as much about a baseball player but about a competitor.  Torres was diagnosed with moderate to severe ...[Read More]

Nice catch Dad!

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Your browser does not support iframes. Nothing better than hitting your first home run of the season, right?  Well when Quad Cities’ Conrad Gregor hit this three run knock the crowd erupted.  But watch the fan who catches the ball in the outfield.  That man, just happens to be the slugger’s father.  The elder Gregor watches all of his son’s games from the outfield.  Nice catch Da ...[Read More]