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Little League Season Ends

20277168115_1f81c25394_zEvery year it seems like the baseball season just flies by, and 2015 was no exception. I feel blessed and honored that I had the opportunity to coach the Rookie Division Cubs this season. They are a great bunch of kids, and it’s always special to be able to spend time coaching your own son or daughter. I’m really proud of Brian this season, as he adjusted well from tee ball to hitting off of the machine, especially since it tosses the ball all over the place. He made some nice plays in the field, and learned about being a good teammate. I saw a lot of growth in our other players, also, and that’s always very satisfying. As long as the kids learned the game and had fun to the point of wanting to play again next season, then I’ll call this one a success. We ended the season on a positive note also, as the team came back to beat the Yankees 4-3 in the final inning. I really give the Sault Area Little League credit, too, as we’re continuing clinics even after the official season is over. Sometimes Brian prefers just working one-on-one with me, so we end up doing that, also. I’m still hoping we’ll be relocated by next season someplace warmer so we can get going sooner in the year, but if not we’ll make do where we’re at.

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Brian busy behind the plate

Brian busy behind the plate

19524572056_22fde45f1a_zVideo of our sliding drill from the last practice:


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4 responses

  1. Awesome video!! Way to have fun with the kids, Coach!!

    1. Thank you, fun is what it’s all about!

  2. I hate the end of LL. I was always the worst part of summer for me except for going back to school. Great post. It brings back a lot of memories. I almost wish I could go back.

    1. I know what you mean. I’m glad I can still be a part of it with my kids.

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