Axis Bat’s Lou Ledoux Teaches Me The X, Y, And Z of Hitting A Baseball

Advertisements For my baseball ears, there is nothing quite like the sound of a baseball hit off a wooden bat. When a batter makes good solid contact and I hear that unmistakable “THHHHWACKKKK,” that is sweet music to my ears. Personally, I love that so many collegiate leagues (NECBL, Cape Cod Baseball League) as well …

Introducing Anchor Sports, South Kingstown’s Newest Indoor Sports Training Facility

Advertisements I received an email from my brother-in-law Harvey Hohl regarding a new sports training facility in South Kingstown called Anchor Sports. Anchor Sports was founded by South Kingstown native, Curtis Corner Middle School Head Baseball Coach Josh Rosen. According to the flyer sent to me, Rosen founded Anchor Sports “on the basis of structuringlocal …

Randall Hien, Jr On Baseball, Overcoming Adversity, And His Biggest Motivation In Life

Advertisements In late July of 2018, I made my way up to Lincoln Little League’s Randy Hien Field for one of my Rhode Island baseball field visits. Admittedly, I was not familiar with the field’s namesake and like other fields I had not visited, was eager to learn more about the field and Randy Hien. …

Reading Through “The Mad Dog 100” I Found An Interesting Argument or Two

Advertisements Christopher “Mad Dog” Russo is a popular sports commentator, best selling author, radio and TV personality, and extremely excitable individual. His rants and raves and interjections and tirades about sports like baseball and sports towns like New York City have made him one of the most famous and recognizable figures in all of sports …

8Unassisted Answers The Question “What Is Exit Velocity”

Advertisements Good Monday morning everyone. I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday weekend. I’m back defining another baseball term in my “8Unassisted” series of explainer videos. This time, I answer the question “What is exit velocity?” Roll the tape… https://videopress.com/v/zLuwVeRU?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata Exit velocity is the speed at which the ball comes off the bat when …

Now Pitching For The Philadelphia Bacharach Giants, Rhode Island’s Joseph Gomes

Advertisements During my tour of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY I re-discovered a passion of mine – history. The history of baseball, its rules, its original fields, its shortsightedness, its glory – The Baseball Hall of Fame shines a bright light on all of these things and much, much more. When …

2021 Autumn Baseball League Champions Crowned

Advertisements This fall, I had the opportunity to experience the Autumn Baseball League and watch a number of games. The Autumn Baseball League, run by commissioner Herman Bomback, features several divisions of baseball both here in Rhode Island and in neighboring cities/towns in Massachusetts. Teams play each week, typically on the weekends, and work around …

Big Announcement out of L&M Baseball – Thanksgiving Clinics for Softball and Baseball

Advertisements I was just reading up on L&M Baseball and noticed via their Instagram page (@lmbaseball401) a special post-Thanksgiving day of clinics. This will be the first year that L&M will host a softball clinic starting at 9am, followed by a baseball clinic at 12:00 noon. The clinics will take place at All About Sports, …

Rhode Island Baseball Institute Winter Class Schedule Announced

Advertisements The Rhode Island Baseball Institute (RIBI) does a fantastic job of marketing their indoor training facility via social media, their website, and email marketing. They are/have been one of the best baseball resources here in Rhode Island for decades and hundreds of youth baseball players have benefitted from their baseball clinics. I love visiting …

Bryant University Baseball December Hitting and Pitching Labs

Advertisements I saw this post on Bryant University Baseball Hitting Coach Eric Pelletier’s Instagram page (@coach_pelletier) and wanted to share it to the Rhode Island Baseball Community. Bryant will be hosting a series of hitting and pitching labs/clinics in December. Here is the photo from the post: courtesy of Eric Pelletier – @coach_pelletier Open to …

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