Statewide baseball tournament for high school-aged players in works, should Gov. Murphy allow return to diamonds in July

Statewide baseball tournament for high school-aged players in works, should Gov. Murphy allow return to diamonds in July

CLOSE New Jersey grads will get their pomp and circumstance after all this year, with Gov. Phil Murphy announcing Tuesday that he will relax his stay-at-home order to allow for in-person, outdoor graduations ceremonies starting July 6. NorthJersey.com Anticipating Gov. Phil Murphy may relax social distancing guidelines and amend his executive orders to allow for […]

Des Moines Public Schools to play baseball, softball in 2020

Des Moines Public Schools to play baseball, softball in 2020

CLOSE Ever since Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds gave the OK for Iowa high school sports to start preparing for summer seasons, Des Moines East activities director Lyle Fedders kept getting calls from coaches and emails from parents. Everybody was wondering the same thing: Would Des Moines Public Schools be playing baseball and softball? “It was like […]

Baseball players call MLB economic proposal to start 2020 season ‘extremely disappointing’

Baseball players call MLB economic proposal to start 2020 season ‘extremely disappointing’

NEW YORK — A rookie at the major-league minimum would make a higher percentage of his salary than multimillionaire stars like Mike Trout or Gerrit Cole under a sliding-scale proposal by big-league teams that players found “extremely disappointing.” Major League Baseball made the proposal to the players’ union on Tuesday during a digital meeting rather […]

Tellmann’s Baseball Journey Is Remarkable | News, Sports, Jobs

Tellmann’s Baseball Journey Is Remarkable | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo by Scott Kindberg In this November 2019 file photo, Tom Tellmann speaks at a baseball luncheon in Jamestown. EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story first saw the light of day in November 2019 when Warren native Tom Tellmann spoke to a lunchtime gathering in Jamestown. This is part of a regular “Remember […]

Maine Compass: Baseball teaches lifelong lessons

Maine Compass: Baseball teaches lifelong lessons

Coronavirus or not, here in Maine each year as the snow slowly melts, many hundreds of kids get excited about the coming green grass, firm earth, warm fresh air — and the smell of leather and rawhide they associate with the game of baseball. They oil up their gloves, start practicing their swings, find snow-free […]

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