The History of the Stitching on a Baseball

  With the World Series just around the corner, it’s hard not to think about baseball and how it has been part of American history for decades. The baseball is the iconic staple of the sport, with its bright white surface and stitched red lines. But, have you ever wondered how the red stitching came to be? One would think that in today’s era of … [Read more...]

The Importance of Staying Hydrated While Being Active

Being active is an important part of staying healthy and physically fit, but it’s also important that you care for yourself while being active. Stretching before and after workouts and staying hydrated are both effective ways that you can take care of yourself while strengthening the body. Whether you’re a regular athlete or a recreational … [Read more...]

Baseball Etiquette, Yes There Are Rules!

It doesn’t matter what age you are, what team you play for or how skilled you are at baseball. There is etiquette to be practiced on the field and smart ways to show that you are gentlemen. When you play a sport, you’re always being watched. You may think that people are only paying attention to the home runs, and great plays in the field but … [Read more...]

The Evolution of the Baseball Bat

Can you imagine the sport of baseball being played without a bat? Of course not, and that’s because the bat is an integral part of baseball. The baseball bat has always acted as “the offensive weapon” used to hit and score runs. Town ball was the sport played in the 18th and 19th centuries, and it involved 20 to 30 boys who would try to catch a … [Read more...]

Advantages to Having Your Child Participate in Team Sports

There’s more to team sports than winning and losing. For kids, athletic sports are fun and healthy outlets that release energy, strengthen skills and boost self-esteem levels. By keeping active, kids adopt healthy lifestyle choices like eating wholesome foods and avoiding too much time in front of the TV or gaming system. They also cultivate … [Read more...]

Top 5 Moments in Baseball History

Major League Baseball dates back to the Civil War era and has continued to have a huge impact on sports history. Without a doubt, there have been many memorable moments in baseball history. Here are our top five picks. 1. Ruth’s Called Shot In the 5th inning of Game 3 in the 1932 World Series, Babe Ruth made a pointing gesture indicating that he … [Read more...]