So, I wanted to take a ride on the way back machine to one of my best little league games from my hometown. It was spring in the “major league” age group, which is around 12 to 13 year olds playing baseball and I was pitching the game. This is about the same age as you see on tv with the little league world series. Our team was the A’s (think the Oakland A’s – yellow and green) and I forgot who we were playing now. But my friend Shane who now works with movers Lawrenceville GA was on that team, memory gets me on this one, but I think their team name was the Padres.
Being the starting pitcher, I warmed up before the game and my arm felt great. The fast ball and curve ball were working in tandom and coming in hot. We were young, and I was one of the only pitchers in little league who Continue reading Pitching Outing
Welcome to my new website BP Keepers where we discuss the past time of baseball and the game itself. BP Keepers is my alias for a character that loves the game of baseball. He re-lives old glory days of years past playing the game growing up and having fun in the dirt.
Growing up participating in the little league of the local town, I learned to play the game for fun, with friends, and for competition. I remember the tee-ball years where we had a stationary tee standing there to swing the bat at. From there, the coach would pitch the ball to us where we honed in our our skills for seeing the ball to contact. Baseball is a part of American culture, a big slice of a lot of kids lives, and a good game to learn sportsmanship, playing on a team and the ups and downs of life.
One of my good buddies who owns Roofer Lawrenceville, GA was actually at the little league world series a few years ago. Said it was one of the best experiences of his life. Again, thank you for being a part of my new blog where we will go back to a simpler time and Continue reading Little League Baseball