The Rhode Island Baseball Experience

Promoting Rhode Island Baseball Since 1972

Admittedly, technology is not my strong suit. In baseball terms, it is like me trying to hit a knuckleball. So when I accomplish something technical on my phone or website, I feel like I just hit a Tim Wakefield wind dancer for a clean single. And it feels so awesome, I thought I would share …

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A few years ago, at Comic Con in Providence, I walked by a vendor booth that had a giant pink fire truck. The fire truck had a ton of signatures on it. There were a few men dressed in pink shirts and there was a lot of activity at this particular booth. My son and …

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Every day of the week has, at some point in the year, a special name designation. Black Friday shopping is a holiday tradition of the brick and mortal retail store. Cyber Monday shopping is the internet shopper’s dream – buying tons of gifts in your pajamas. You have Wacky Wing Wednesday and Thanksgiving Thursdays. You …

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On a mostly rain soaked morning, I hopped on the East Bay Bike Path to ride what I would call Stage 3 of my upcoming Charity Ride for the RI Community Food Bank. This particular stage starts in East Providence and rides down along the Providence River, past Cranberry Island and Squantum Point, and into …

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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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This is an exciting time of year for baseball here in Rhode Island. Little League® teams are preparing for playoffs, then district and friendship tournaments, perhaps a shot at playing in the Little League® World Series in Williamsport, PA. Rhode Island Middle and High Schools are just about finished with their seasons and RI State …

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All across the world and certainly here in the United States and in Rhode Island, Little League and Cal Ripkin baseball organizations are run by volunteers.  Volunteers who have children in the league and some whose children have moved on to high school, college, even professional baseball.  These unselfish individuals all wear many hats and …

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