The 2020 Rhode Island Little League registration season is upon us. Some leagues are offering pre-January sign up opportunities. Others are electing to start registration as of January 1. Leagues are signing up players, coaches, and volunteers to fill important roles in their community baseball program. If you […]
The RIBBE is The Rhode Island Baseball Experience. It is promoting the game of baseball here in the great state of Rhode Island for the entire baseball world to see. The RIBBE is positive stories, photos, videos, and responsible social media posts. The RIBBE is an information resource for families looking for an AAU team or a summer camp or a great place to buy a first baseman’s mitt. The RIBBE is a network of coaches, tournament directors, parents, leagues, and baseball junkies whose passion of the game of baseball is unquestioned. I believe that providing expert analysis, information and directions to ballfields, and coaching advice from some of the top RI baseball minds will help promote the game of baseball here in RI to a whole new level.
When information comes up online, on social media, in the local print media about registration for an upcoming season, excitement builds in a local community. The player gets excited to be back on the playing field with his/her peers, having worked hard in clinics in the off season. […]
I love these Facebook polls with the Rhode Island Baseball community. I recently polled members of my FB page with the following question: “Go Pro or Go To College? Your child’s baseball career in your town is one of legends. His team won the 11U States, the 12U […]
One of the most uplifting experiences I have had as a baseball blogger was my Rhode Island Baseball Field Bike Relay Ride Spectacular, aka The Trek Around The State. I visited 59 baseball fields and many Rhode Island villages, towns, cities, and neighborhoods along the way. I rode […]
During the tryout process in sports like baseball, coaches evaluate players based on ability vs peers, talent, potential, and what that player can bring to help the success of the team. When a set of players score the same and the coach needs to make a decision as […]
I did some research on the official website of Little League baseball (www.littleleague.org) as to who was the Rhode Island representative in the 50/70 Intermediate division for the East Regional Tournament in 2019. Do you know what I found? There was no representative league from Rhode Island who […]
This past week, I ran a poll on my Rhode Island Baseball Experience Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/RIBaseballExperience/ ) asking fans about stealing signs. Here is the question I posed for the poll: “When there is a runner on second base, a catcher will often call time out and […]