A few years ago, when my daughter was in U10, I started keep track of very basic stats for each game and compiling them in a spreadsheet. I kept just a few key things like walks, strikeouts, hits (real hits) and at bats. I calculated specific stats for strikeouts/ab and on base percentage to get [...]
Rachele Fico, a pitcher from a nearby town is practically a legend around CT. She’s dominated at every level of softball since she was a kid and is now on her way to play college softball at recently defeated LSU who lost 2 in a row to Arizona State to advance to the College World [...]
We’re 4 games into our U12 softball season and it’s been an interesting ride already. In our first game, we struck out 11 times and had 1 hit. Granted, we walked 15 times, but we swung at way too many bad pitches. Somehow, we managed to score 12 runs and we slunk away with a [...]
I wasn’t planning on writing this post, but during lunch, I was skimming the latest Time magazine issue, the “World’s Most Influential People” issue. Serena Williams, writing about Rafa Nadal pointed out what makes him so good.
I think it’s that he’s the hardest worker. The last one to leave the court, the first to arrive. [...]