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Little League Baseball

Post by sweetandsour » Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:42 am

My grandson, in a few pics. There's nothing like playing ball in the shadows of a chemical plant, but it's fairly common in SE Texas/SW Louisiana.

Playing shortstop, fielding the throw to second, to begin an inning.
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Pitching: Not too bad form for a kid.
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Re: Little League Baseball

Post by ReverendThom » Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:27 pm

Nice :) over a month until we get going here

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Re: Little League Baseball

Post by DepartedLight » Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:09 pm

:thumbsup:

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Post by Hovannes » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:11 am

DepartedLight wrote:
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:09 pm
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Re: Little League Baseball

Post by hugodrax » Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:09 pm

Good stuff. We used to play in the shadows of Shippingport Nuclear reactor when I was a kid.
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Re: Little League Baseball

Post by TNLawPiper » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:58 pm

I was terrible at baseball as a child. I was fast and could steal bases, but I couldn't hit to save my life. I miss it, though.

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Re: Little League Baseball

Post by sweetandsour » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:23 pm

TNLawPiper wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:58 pm
I was terrible at baseball as a child. I was fast and could steal bases, but I couldn't hit to save my life. I miss it, though.
Yeah I was just one of the guys. He's much better than I was, and I sure enjoy watching him. And I'll admit it, I kind of enjoy living vicariously by him.
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Re: Little League Baseball

Post by TNLawPiper » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:42 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:09 pm
Good stuff. We used to play in the shadows of Shippingport Nuclear reactor when I was a kid.
Now it makes sense.

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Re: Little League Baseball

Post by tuttle » Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:31 am

I've had the privilege to help** coach on nearly all of my son's little league teams. I love it. Not only do I get to see my son develop and enjoy the game and be with his friends up close, but I get to play baseball with him! My dad coached one of my little league teams once and even though we sucked and lost every game it's still a special memory.


**I say "help coach" because I've only ever been an assistant coach. Being the head coach is for the birds, it means scheduling and dealing with parents...assistant coach is purely baseball.
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Re: Little League Baseball

Post by rgcurrey » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:19 am

I have to admit when I was a kid our fields were either in the shadow of an orange grove or the woods. I was awful, but loved it and spent 7 years playing little league.

It is way cool you can go watch you grandson play.
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Re: Little League Baseball

Post by FredS » Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:45 am

Ahhh, the ting of an aluminum bat takes me back . . .
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