How Many MLB Teams Are There? – A Complete List

One commonly asked question I hear is, “How many MLB teams are there?” While the number of teams has grown since the beginning, I thought I would make a list of all the teams, when they started, and where they play. As of 2015, there are 30 teams in Major League Baseball. The teams are split into 2… Read More »

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Spring Training – Why Do We Love It?

Why do we get so excited about Spring Training? With Opening Day just around the corner, there is a certain feeling in the air. This feeling comes around every year when Spring Training begins. Why does this happen?  I mean, it’s just some guys showing up to practice, right? Now don’t get me wrong, I love football as… Read More »

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Steroids And Sports – A Kid’s Perspective

Have you ever thought about how a kid feels about steroids and sports? I have my own personal feelings about this topic, but I wanted to get some thoughts from a kid. I asked my Daughter to sit down and give this some serious thought and write down what she came up with. These are her words “Baseball… Read More »

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Pitching Machine VS Live Pitching – Which Is Better?

As the debate over the use of pitching machines vs live pitching will most likely continue as long as pitching machines are available, I figured I would share some of my own thoughts and experiences with you. Pitching Machines When your kid is just starting out in Little League, the biggest problem you will most likely face is… Read More »

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Why Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water?

Why Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water? There’s a constant debate in baseball circles about what’s better – water or sports drinks? What helps you get through a long baseball game and keeps you energized throughout? Why are sports drinks better than water, as so many people suggest? Water is essential for the human body, and during a… Read More »

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What Is The Difference Between Baseball and Softball

What is the difference between baseball and softball? While baseball and softball are very similar sports, there are some big differences that set them apart. In this article we will go over some of the major differences.     Distances The bases: One of the most noticeable differences is the distance between the bases. At the professional level… Read More »

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How To Sell Baseball Cards

Too many old baseball cards sitting around, taking up space and collecting dust? Have you ever thought about how to sell your baseball cards? At some time or another, most baseball card collectors have looked at their card collection and thought; I wonder how much these cards are worth? The next thing that usually goes through your head… Read More »

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The Infield Fly Rule Explained

Would you like to see the infield fly rule explained? Howdy friends and welcome back! Ah yes, the infield fly rule. Considered by many to be one of the most controversial calls that an umpire can make, the infield fly rule has had its fair share of controversy. There is also a lot of confusion about the rule.… Read More »

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How To Buy Baseball Cards

Buying and collecting baseball cards is a hobby that I have enjoyed for over 30 years. It has given me countless hours of time spent with my children, teaching them the greats of the game. These are my tips on how to buy baseball cards. Your Reasons The first thing you will want to consider when making the… Read More »

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What Is A Baseball Made Of

My son and I were out playing catch the other day and he asked me, “what is a baseball made of?” This got me thinking; while I had a pretty good idea, I wasn’t completely sure. I decided to do a little investigating and find out. Over the years, baseballs have been made from many different materials. Most… Read More »

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