Category: Sports

Fantasy Baseball – Auction or Straight Draft?

Fantasy baseball has been around, in one form or another, for three decades now. In that time the hobby has undergone a number of face lifts which seem to always accommodate the fantasy football / instant gratification crowd. Rotisserie leagues, the traditional format, are now being changed to point scoring head to head formats. This

Helping Your Baseball Players Be Peak Performers

As coaches, we put countless hours into practice organization, compiling and assembling drills, and coordinating efforts among assistant coaches, not to mention the time actually spent practicing. All of this is done in an attempt to help our players develop their baseball skills and perform well on game day. We want our players and our

Cigarette Baseball Cards Best Known For T206 Set

Perhaps no other sports collectible is as revered as the cigarette baseball cards produced in the late 18th and early 19th century. Still striking in appearance, even today, these vintage cards were landmark at the time of issue and considered the gold standard among today's sports card collectors. While sets like Allen & Ginter and

Playing The Wrong Type Of Baseball

Unfortunately, since I'm a rabid St. Louis Cardinals fan, the 2011 Cardinals are a prime example of playing the wrong type of baseball in the wrong league. What do I mean by that statement? The Cardinals have played good old fashioned American league baseball of moving base to base, one at a time in a

Baseball Hitting Tips

Here are some of the many questions: How long should it be? What direction should it go? Would it be best to eliminate it? One thing is for sure: The stride, done poorly, will often do more harm than good. Here are some of those issues: Over-striding, stepping the bucket, and not getting the foot