The Rhode Island Baseball Experience

Promoting Rhode Island Baseball Since 1972

The Spring Sports schedule on Saturday, May 15th, courtesy of the Rhode Island Interscholastic League was jam packed with student-athletes competing all over the Ocean State, especially High School Baseball. After attending the Pawtucket Slaterettes Opening Day Ceremony, I decided to take the drive down to Lincoln High School’s Chet Nichols Field to watch Lincoln …

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I am so blessed to have 3 amazing sons. 3 sons whose talents and abilities are very different, yet special and spectacular nonetheless. Their North Kingstown High School experiences (by ways of their talents) has been different as well. My oldest, Spencer, was an accomplished musician with the NKHS music program who played in many, …

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2 years on a calendar at 365 days per year equals… Well, this isn’t a math blog. It’s a baseball blog. So, I can tell you that it has been a really long time since a Rhode Island High School baseball game was played. This week, teams from all over Rhode Island are beginning their …

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I love talking baseball and good practices with OPT Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine’s Bert Reid. Bert and his staff have began working with Rhode Island High School baseball players in his various offices throughout Rhode Island over the off season. And more recently, Bert mentioned that he has been on the field working with …

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On Tuesday, I decided to venture to Smithfield in search of “big fields” as I would like to refer to them as. Big field is the traditional Amateur, Middle School, High School, Collegiate, Professional style field where the mound is 60’6″ from home plate, the bases are 90 feet apart, and the overall dimensions are …

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Chariho Regional High School’s Henry E. Kenyon Baseball Field is located off Switch Road in Wood River Junction, Rhode Island. From my house in North Kingstown, I took Ten Rod Road to Route 2, then took the side road to Shannock Hill Road, then Pine Hill Rd, then left onto Switch Road before spotting the …

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My mother got her second Covid-19 vaccine shot recently, so I stopped by her home to check on her. She was doing fine and after we exchanged stories about what was going on in our lives, she mentioned that she had something for me. She had found a Standard Times newspaper clipping back from when …

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In my continuing series of articles on North Kingstown High School senior projects, I can’t help but think of the totality of these projects.  Yes, the project is school work and the senior is learning organizational skills, business and marketing practices, and communication skills.  But there are many more layers to the long term benefits …

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