Archive for May, 2008

Forming a Travelling Team

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

From Ask the Baseball Pro: Cathy wrote: Our team is thinking about starting our own travel team and wonder where or how to get the info we need to get started. We are minor league team and also have one girl on our team, pages are 9 to 11. From the Baseball Pro: Cathy, I [...]

Pitching vs. Position Playing in High School Baseball

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

From Ask the Baseball Pro: Mike wrote: My son is a sophomore and described as a control pitcher. He is 5-11 about 150 lbs. and works very hard during the off season getting quality pitching and hitting instruction. My question is: since he is such an effective pitcher, the coach seems reluctant to put him [...]

Steve Holm Hits 1st Major League Home Run for San Francisco Giants

Monday, May 12th, 2008

From Host Mom: What a Mother’s Day gift to his mother and grandmother as our baseball pro hit his first major league home run, and won the game! Here is a quotation from the team’s website: Holm’s first homer lifts Giants past Phils Catcher slugs two-run shot in seventh; Molina gets two hits By Rick [...]

Steve Holm is Getting Good Press in San Francisco Chronicle

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

From Host Mom: Our Baseball Pro was the feature story in the Sports section on May 6,2008, , with a piece entitled “Well-prepared Holm catches an opportunity” Here is a quotation from the article, noting that Steve played in San Jose during 2006 and stayed with us: Holm hit 15 home runs in 2006 while [...]