The state of college sports has been in a flux of late. Many question the legitimacy of NCAA practices and how college athletes seem to have less rights than that of other students. I know many youth baseball players entering the latter part of their high school careers wonder about the college sports system. What… Continue reading
As most baseball fans know, the travel team industry continues to grow unfettered by dire economic times. This phenomenon has produced countless opportunities for young players with big ambitions. Nine year-old Kenneth Coste, a Mercer County product who began playing organized baseball at the age of five, reflects this trend.
Growing up in the Dominican Republic one cannot help but learn about and learn to love the game of baseball. Just ask any one of the hundreds of players born there who have made it to the big leagues.
All it takes is a cursory glance at the all-time list of Dominican born… Continue reading
If diligence and concentration form the ingredients of success, then Hans Schundler of Jersey City has no worries, in baseball or in life. The 11 year-old fifth grader of Hoboken’s Mustard Seed School already has accumulated experiences, accolades, and perspective that most of us do not achieve in a lifetime.
He knows, for example, that a… Continue reading