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“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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Brick Dust Diaries

The Final Chapters – Millie 19 & 20

Part 19 Cooler weather. The dark period. Somehow, this year it seemed more dark than ever. Chillier. The leaves crunching under my feet seemed so loud. Summer had ended. I walked up to the front door of Coach Mike’s house just as the sun was setting. A perfect and inviting wreath hung on the door,…
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To the Girls Without a Softball Dad…

You, sis - are not alone in your sad thoughts and longing for a dad of your own to toss the ball with. But remember to count your blessings and appreciate the love of the softball dads who graciously step in, without being asked, to show you the love, dedication and involvement you DESERVE. May you never settle for LESS.
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To All the Girls Who Hit Base Knocks….

We see you. We see you out there getting base hit after base hit. You have an outstanding batting average, are able to bunt or hit – know how to do your jobs to move runners around the bases. And WE SEE YOU! We see that you don’t always get the praise or the hoopla,…
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Brick Dust Diaries

The Final Chapters – Millie 19 & 20

Part 19 Cooler weather. The dark period. Somehow, this year it seemed more dark than ever. Chillier. The leaves crunching under my feet seemed so loud. Summer had ended. I walked up to the front door of Coach Mike’s house just as the sun was setting. A perfect and inviting wreath hung on the door,…
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Millie (Explaining Mama)

The thing about broken people is that they don't need OUR forgiveness. They need their own. There is a big misconception about all of that. My mama was not a bad person, not a bad mother. I know what you are thinking.
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To the Girls Without a Softball Dad…

You, sis - are not alone in your sad thoughts and longing for a dad of your own to toss the ball with. But remember to count your blessings and appreciate the love of the softball dads who graciously step in, without being asked, to show you the love, dedication and involvement you DESERVE. May you never settle for LESS.
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To All the Girls Who Hit Base Knocks….

We see you. We see you out there getting base hit after base hit. You have an outstanding batting average, are able to bunt or hit – know how to do your jobs to move runners around the bases. And WE SEE YOU! We see that you don’t always get the praise or the hoopla,…
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Brick Dust Diaries

The Final Chapters – Millie 19 & 20

Part 19 Cooler weather. The dark period. Somehow, this year it seemed more dark than ever. Chillier. The leaves crunching under my feet seemed so loud. Summer had ended. I walked up to the front door of Coach Mike’s house just as the sun was setting. A perfect and inviting wreath hung on the door,…
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