The Rhode Island Baseball Experience Final Swings – The Tee Ball Program

Most baseball players will tell you that they started their baseball career in a Tee Ball program. It is true that some skip the Tee Ball days and go right to hitting live off a coach or even further, off another Little Leaguer. The Tee Ball Program is designed to be fun, engaging, instructional, and to introduce players and parents into the world of organized … Continue reading The Rhode Island Baseball Experience Final Swings – The Tee Ball Program

12 Sacrifice Presents For 12 Lucky Rhode Island Baseball Trivia Winners In December Courtesy of Axis Bats

Yesterday morning, I took the drive out to the Axis Bat Headquarters and Factory on Anawan Street in Fall River. Owner Lou Ledoux greeted me with a big hello as we was finishing up a project in the factory and we sat down for a bit to catch up and discuss the Sacrifice Present program. I did a story on Lou and Axis Bats in … Continue reading 12 Sacrifice Presents For 12 Lucky Rhode Island Baseball Trivia Winners In December Courtesy of Axis Bats

The Rhode Island Baseball Experience Final Swings – The Genesis

The Rhode Island Baseball Experience got its start way, way back on the fields of Hamilton Elementary School in Wickford, RI in the mid 1970s. A young 5 to 6-ish boy with a glove and St. Bernard’s Saints hat ran out onto the open fields of Hamilton Elementary and played baseball in the Tee Ball program for Wickford Little League. From there, this baseball loving … Continue reading The Rhode Island Baseball Experience Final Swings – The Genesis

The Rhode Island Baseball Experience To Take Its Final Swings This December

First off, I hope everyone in the Rhode Island Baseball Community had a safe and healthy Thanksgiving holiday weekend. It’s also so great to get in front of family, connect with old/recent high school friends, and just soak in all the good times that this holiday typically brings. Thanksgiving always reminds you of what you are thankful for and that is especially true for me … Continue reading The Rhode Island Baseball Experience To Take Its Final Swings This December

The Clown House, A Mailbox Baseball Story – Chapter 3, Baseball Under the Lights

After the busy town hall gathering, the book signing and distribution event, Big Fanny was super charged up about the mailbox baseball dilemma in the town of Hertford.  On his walk back from Layden’s to the Bed and Breakfast Inn, he received a text from the moving company that they were several days ahead of schedule and that the truck would be arriving on Saturday … Continue reading The Clown House, A Mailbox Baseball Story – Chapter 3, Baseball Under the Lights

Red Sox Winter Weekend Back For 2023 In Springfield, MA

True baseball fans don’t care what place their favorite team finishes, right? I mean last place, first place, third place – no matter what place your favorite team ends up, you still buy the hats, the sweatshirts, the pennants, and all the great souvenirs at local retail stores, right? Take me for example, my Boston Red Sox finished behind the 4th place Baltimore Orioles in … Continue reading Red Sox Winter Weekend Back For 2023 In Springfield, MA

The Clown House, A Mailbox Baseball Story – Chapter 2, The Mailbox Baseball Dilemma

Big Fanny and Cassandra Hall had arrived in Hertford a day or two prior to the moving company arriving to close on the home and decided to settle in at a local Hertford Bed and Breakfast and unwind.  Faneuil was eager to learn more about the area, the town, the small shops, the diners, and find out what he could about the clown house he … Continue reading The Clown House, A Mailbox Baseball Story – Chapter 2, The Mailbox Baseball Dilemma

The Sacrifice Present – Connecting Those That Have With Those That Need

In just about every level of baseball, the word “sacrifice” is used to describe a play or a commitment a player exercises so another teammate(s)’s situation improves in the game. There is the sacrifice bunt, where a player gives up his/her at bat to advance a runner on the base paths by laying down a bunt instead of swinging for the fences. There is the … Continue reading The Sacrifice Present – Connecting Those That Have With Those That Need

Winter Clinics, Brew Tour, Post-Turkey Day Workouts, And More Baseball News

Happy Saturday morning to everyone in the Rhode Island Baseball Community. I have a few local Rhode Island baseball events happening soon to share with you that stretch from URI to Tiverton to North Smithfield. And an overdue shout out to a Rhode Island fall baseball league champion from Warwick North. Have a day and be thankful we didn’t get 5 + feet of snow … Continue reading Winter Clinics, Brew Tour, Post-Turkey Day Workouts, And More Baseball News

A Baseball Journey Back To The Mound, Featuring North Kingstown’s Henry Hersum

A few months have passed since I had an update to share with you regarding a very talented right handed Pitcher from North Kingstown and Rhode Island’s Prout School – Henry Hersum. Henry found out in his Spring Collegiate baseball season with Virginia’s Old Dominion University that he had sustained a UCL (Ulnar Collateral Ligament) injury and would require season ending Tommy John surgery to … Continue reading A Baseball Journey Back To The Mound, Featuring North Kingstown’s Henry Hersum