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Baseball workouts to keep you fit

The workouts and exercises done by baseball players target more specific muscle movements than those of some other major sports. Depending on their positions, football players concentrate on adding bulk and muscle mass. Defensive players need as much tackling power as they can possibly build. You already know that baseball players aren’t tackling runners in […]

The baseball facts you didn’t know

Baseball and its sibling, softball, are some of America’s dearest pastimes. Every season, more and more children make their first forays into sports by playing tee-ball or other varieties of youth baseball. Once they start playing the game, most become interested enough to want to learn more about the game. Baseball at the highest level […]

College World Series wrap-up

Another July is almost here, which means another year of Omaha’s College World Series is coming to a close. The story of the series so far? Rain. Weather Delays Bad weather has gotten everyone talking, and kept many from playing. The staff meteorologists, grounds crew, and umpires have had their hands full almost every day. […]

Four Easy and Beneficial Hitting Drills

Swing, batter, batter, swing! This week, we’ll provide drills to help you perfect your swing. The main things we’ll focus on are the feet, the head, and the hands. The alignment and posturing of these three key areas go a long way in terms of making good contact with the ball. Seeing, recognizing, and adjusting […]

Alex Gordon’s Tips for Better Hitting

Alex Gordon, now an outfielder for the Kansas City Royals, is Nebraska born-and-raised. The Lincoln native was a star for the Husker baseball team before he was drafted after his junior year. His numbers over the last decade, at the highest level, are impressive. How has he done it? If you’ve got a bucket of […]