Jun 6, 2007 2
I realized last night as my son’s little league game was heading into the bottom of the last that I had another “expert draft” scheduled, and it was starting in 5 minutes. Our side went down relatively easy in the last, so I didn’t miss a pitch and luckily for me I live right down the bike path from our field, less than a five minute walk.
My kid continues to hit the ball lately, yet to people, and they are catching it, but I tell him if he keeps doing that he’ll be more than fine. He also had a walk in which he swung at two strikes, fouling one off, and he let four balls go by, a very good walk. He’s a much better player than he’s shown this year – he gets very nervous and probably losses about 40% of his ability because he freezes up – but he’s really starting to come on now, and I’m very proud of him. If you have a young son or daughter who likes to play but is underachieving, my advice to you is to stay patient, stay the course, and stay positive. Ride it out, and if your [...]