More Than a Game
Baseball is much more than our national pastime. It's our passion and obsession. Sometimes, it's our best medicine. Like reading a good book or laughing with a long-time friend, baseball can be a source of healing and happiness. Every fan has a personal story about how their team, or the game itself, made a positive difference in their lives.
How a Baseball Story Inspired an Entire Reading Class to Reach New Heights
Time and again, baseball players, particularly those who have overcome adversity, make great role models. Case in point: One teacher used Jackie Robinson's story to inspire a remedial reading class of 12 middle school boys in suburban Dallas to reach higher literacy levels and bolster their self-confidence. In the end, the students learned how to be their own source of inspiration.
MAY 31, 2016
There's a Baseball Field for Every KidDuring summers in the Midwest, ball fields buzz with excitement on weekends. Parents coach the baseball teams, kids play the game, siblings linger in the stands, and grandparents cheer the loudest. Ball games are when families come together to chat about the week, enjoy hot dogs from a concession stand, and shout words of encouragement for pint-sized family members as they round the bases.
APRIL 05, 2016