“Put the Best Nine on the Field,” They Say….

“Put the VERY Best nine on the field”, they say Let the very best players make the play!  But when it comes to which nine to choose Everyone has very different views. Who will catch, who will pitch? If Sally starts can her and Em switch? If Meg goes to first, and Lou to 2nd, […]

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Ladies…Would you PLEASE JUST Learn to Freakin’ ADJUST YOURSELF!?

There is nothing more frustrating that kids who come in the dugout one by one, all complaining and whining that the low drop ball they struck out LOOKING on (for the second time), was NOT a strike, even though they watched their teammates before them strike out on the same pitch.

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The Classiest, Most Sportsmanlike Team in Softball | Berrien High School SOFTBALL

Nowadays we hear so much about the awful sportsmanship we encounter on the softball fields. From obnoxious parents and arrogant players with attitudes, and rudeness and even fighting among parents – we had to share perhaps one of the most beautiful things we have ever experienced on the softball field. As you may or may […]

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“Wow, you Throw Pretty good, For a Girl,” He said!

“Wow, you throw pretty good for a girl,” he said after she tossed him back his baseball when it landed in foul territory. It was almost too familiar of a comment made innocently by a 12-year-old boy to our daughter when she threw back the baseball they had been playing with when it was hit foul.  […]

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7 Ways to Spot A Softball Player You Want on YOUR TEAM | Softball Is For Girls

How fast does she throw? How many homers has she hit? Is she fast? Does she have a strong arm? Followed by a rattling of stats and comments like “SHe has hit 25 homers with her last team,” but failing to mention they were just outfield hits with lots of errors and extra bases….Or – […]

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I’m Sorry You Heard Me Say Your Daughter Sucks

It’s pretty much a guarantee that this post will bring out ALL THE TROLLS who want to judge from behind a computer screen. If not because of the subject matter, because of the fact that we used the word “Sucks” in the title. And because of the….”OH THE HORROR of someone saying something bad about […]

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An Open Letter to My Daughters Softball Recruiter

Navigating the world of softball recruiting is hard. There are so many things and so much information that we simply do not know. Having been through the recruiting process, today we share our open letter to our daughter’s softball recruiter. Dear Cheri; (Yes. we are calling out Cheri Naudin today!) Today, I wanted to let […]

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When Your Kid Couldn’t Hit Water if She Fell out of a Boat – AKA “The Hitting SLUMP”

We start recanting everything that anyone has ever said in the history of softball in regard to hitting.

“It’s your front foot! Keep your head on the ball! See the ball hit the ball! Load up. Your weight is out on your front foot. Choke up. Loosen your grip. Tighten your grip. See it out of the pitcher’s hand. Move up in the box. Move back in the box. Take a breath! Throw your hands at the ball! Stand tall! Stop Reaching!

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My Daughter Plays Softball And Doesn’t Want to Play in College! But she’s STILL a SOFTBALL PLAYER!

My daughter plays softball almost every weekend of her life and she doesn’t want to play in college. But She’s STILL a SOFTBALL PLAYER! She’s just as gritty, her socks stink just as much, she practices just as hard and she LOVES the game just as much as so many other girls.

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