The Rhode Island Baseball Experience

Promoting Rhode Island Baseball Since 1972

On Thursday, March 28th, the Greater Providence YMCA will be the host site for a free Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) workshop entitled “Winning and Life Lessons.” Chris Fay is the PCA New England Chapter Training and Partnership Manager. Chris and I worked with the leaders at the YMCA to secure the Kent County YMCA for …

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Girls baseball is alive and well thanks to the efforts of many Rhode Island volunteer organizations, such as the Pawtucket Slaterettes Girls’ and Women’s Baseball Team. I have gotten to know several of the coaches and board members over the past few months since interviewing Deb Bettencourt last fall. (read more here Slatterettes Baseball) Deb …

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Baseball Almanac (www.baseball-almanac.com) is an incredible resource for all things baseball. Their home page reads “Baseball Almanac is an interactive baseball encyclopedia filled with 500,000+ pages of in-depth baseball facts, original baseball research and baseball statistics not found anywhere else.” Today is President’s Day and I looked up some interested facts about the connection between …

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Since the 1970’s, The United States has celebrated Black History Month in February. Other countries (Canada, The United Kingdom, Ireland, and The Netherlands) also celebrate the history, people, and events which helped shape history, for all races, not just those of African American descent. According to the book “The Origins of Black History Month” by …

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It is no secret that the popularity of baseball has come into question at the youth sports level nationwide. Many youth recreational baseball organizations are struggling to make their numbers and some are even merging with neighboring towns to survive. Good players are leaving baseball completely to take up other activities, other sports, or just …

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