For the 1950s, Nellie fox was “Mr. Second Base” in the American League. A hustling, hard-nosed, two-way player, he was an All-Star a dozen times. Good thing he talked his parents into letting him try out for the Philadelphia A’s when he was only 16 years old.
WHAT'S INSIDE: SPORTS
- Adult Sports Leagues
- Club & Intramural Sports
- Youth Coaching
- In the Ring
- Other Sports
Coaching youth sports can mean more than dealing with the kids' immature behavior. Sometimes their parents act that way, too. As a coach, how can you prevent this from happening?
A well-known baseball poem celebrates "the sound of the crack of a bat." What makes baseball bats crack – and break? And how do you find the sweet spot?