Posts tagged "youth baseball"

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What We Learned From Cal Ripken Jr. When Visiting the Ripken Experience

Here’s what we learned from Cal Ripken Jr. about coaching, sportsmanship, and grit when we visited the Ripken Experience.


MLB Opening Day: A Club Baseball Showcase

LeagueApps is fortunate to partner with some of the most successful youth baseball organizations in the country. Which got us thinking, “which club & travel organizations have the best alumni taking to the diamond on Opening Day this year?” Narrowing down our list to the…

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Baseball And Basketball Participation Numbers On The Rise

The 2018 Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) Participation report was recently released and the data supports both the growth and decline in major group sports across the US. Terry Lefton, a reporter at Sports Business Journal, highlights many of the major trends in his…

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Sideline Data – Dr. Joshua Dines

Baseball is often credited with being the first major sport in the US to fully embrace advanced data and metrics. The “Moneyball” revolution was carried out in the pursuit of winning more games. The next breakthrough on the diamond may be leaning on advanced data…


Titletown: Red Sox Foundation Wins Big In The Community

It was a banner year for the Boston Red Sox in 2018. They won 108 regular season games, the AL East, and American League Crown and of course the Fall Classic over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Ian Kinsler all…

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Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Transforms Local Neighborhoods

Baseball is alive and well in the City of Angels thanks to the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF). On September 22nd, the LADF unveiled the 50th Dodgers Dreamfield at Algin Sutton Recreation Center in South Los Angeles. The monumental accomplishment brought out a bevy of…


Youth Sports History Lesson: The RBI Program

The Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) program has established itself as a staple in youth baseball and softball across the country. RBI is an outreach program designed to drive more participation and interest in both baseball and softball. RBI was created in 1989 by John…

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Scale Your Youth Sports Organization With eCommerce

Over the past few months, we’ve profiled a series of youth sports organizations that have successfully scaled their businesses. One common thread in their success stories has been strategic partnerships. From facilities and technology to apparel and travel logistics, sports organizations looking to grow need…


Making The Right Choice For Your Youth Baseball Organization

If you’re a baseball organizer, you’ve heard of both LeagueApps and SportsEngine. But how do you compare the two and make the best decision for your organization? While both companies serve the same market, there are fundamental differences in the products and the companies themselves….

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LeagueApps Prepares For Workshop Led By Former MLB Coach And Crunch Time Author Rick Peterson

The LeagueApps team will be treated to a special workshop hosted by former Major League Baseball pitching coach Rick Peterson. Peterson has worked with Pedro Martinez, Johan Santana, Barry Zito, Tim Hudson, Mark Mulder, and some of the other great pitchers of the past 25…