When Bruno Franco, President of the Westchester Baseball Association, speaks about youth baseball, you can believe every word he says. For the past half century he has watched how the landscape and attitudes that define youth baseball have transformed a serene, national pastime into a callous, national industry. He despairs most about how youth travel teams… Continue reading
Baseball in Bergenfield is as much a tradition as it is a sport in this city, a game that is timeless and one that both children and adults alike can enjoy. For the Bergenfield Challenger League, this love of baseball is incredibly strong. The program, which is now in open enrollment, is designed to help special… Continue reading
Pitchers have to be in tune with all the key elements in a game in order to give their team the best chance to win. A smart pitcher shares a relationship with their catcher, coach, fielders and the home plate umpire. They have to be on the same page with each entity in order to give… Continue reading
The Padavan-Preller Field complex in Bellerose, New York, home to the HBQVB youth baseball association, has seen more than a fair share of outstanding athletes and memorable games. Over the July 11-13 weekend in 2014 it saw its first Midsummer Classic tournament. It will most certainly not be the last.
Staged for 12u and 14u teams… Continue reading