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 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

Nine Rhode Island Professional Baseball Players Connect East Coast to West Coast

If you are a professional Rhode Island baseball fan, like myself, you find new and inventive ways to cheer on our Rhode Island baseball players, coaches, and teams. Case in point – the other day I was reading an article on http://www.milb.com about 2 families who recently attended 2 World Series games courtesy of the Worcester Red Sox and the Pawtucket Boys and Girls Club. … Continue reading Nine Rhode Island Professional Baseball Players Connect East Coast to West Coast

Rhode Island Baseball Dugout Chatter – Narragansett Little League Fall Ball Champs, RI Riverdogs ABL 14U Champs, UCONN’s Andrew Sears Stock Rising, Peña Doubles In Astros Win

If your weather temperatures this week look like a healthy EKG reading, you are definitely experiencing the ups and downs of weather conditions in Rhode Island. Freeze warning? Come on! Right after a beautiful day to enjoy a baseball game or a harvest fair or attempt to install a fence in your yard (my Saturday activity) with warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine, you hit … Continue reading Rhode Island Baseball Dugout Chatter – Narragansett Little League Fall Ball Champs, RI Riverdogs ABL 14U Champs, UCONN’s Andrew Sears Stock Rising, Peña Doubles In Astros Win

My Latest Rhode Island Baseball Community Project – Tales From The Senior Circuit

Growing up here in Rhode Island, I would visit my mother who worked in nursing homes and assisted living centers around the South County area.  She would bring me into the patient’s rooms and I would chat with them about (what else???) baseball.  From what I can recall, the patients loved the time and the opportunity to talk to me about baseball, when they were … Continue reading My Latest Rhode Island Baseball Community Project – Tales From The Senior Circuit

RI Rays Fall Champions, ATC Looking For Players, The ALCS MVP, MSBL Father/Son Tourney News and More

As the fog continues to blanket the view out of my baseball office window, I thought I would shed some light on some recent Rhode Island Baseball News. Not bad for a baseball writer huh??? Fall championships were competed in and champions were crowned. A few AAU teams are looking for players to complete rosters for 2023. And a group of Rhode Island Father/Son teams … Continue reading RI Rays Fall Champions, ATC Looking For Players, The ALCS MVP, MSBL Father/Son Tourney News and More

Can An Above Average Youth Rec Baseball Player Make It Up The Baseball Ladder Without Travel Baseball?

Happy October Saturday Morning everyone. I wanted to pose a question to the Rhode Island Baseball Community this morning and start a dialogue about a topic I am very curious about. In today’s youth baseball world, can an above average baseball player, who plays only recreation (Little League, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken) baseball make it to and through high school and into a collegiate program, … Continue reading Can An Above Average Youth Rec Baseball Player Make It Up The Baseball Ladder Without Travel Baseball?