My perspective on baseball, what makes the game special and how it can rediscover its unique spirit.
Basebolf, Dartball, Retro Bowl and more: the craziest baseball-related things I came up with in 2020
It’s time to look back at all the fun and silly things I tried during the long off-season. Here are the highlights, including some of the things I learned along the way. Basebolf When COVID restrictions cruelled my baseball club’s winter baseball season, there was some appetite for players to still be able to meet Read More
Originally published at Digital Sports Labs. The past 20–25 years have seen a huge amount of upheaval in the world, with the pace of change seemingly so fast that most of us struggle to keep up with it all. The upheaval has affected every pillar of society and the pillar of sport hasn’t been immune. Read More
After part one, I wanted to ask a few extra questions on top as a follow up. Originally I planned to head down to meet Tim (now the Miner’s secretary) at the club’s first home match at their home ground, however as you’ll read things haven’t been going so smoothly for the club on that subject!
Among all the stories and advice and blogs you read about running a local sports club, about running meetings and securing sponsorship, and about managing volunteers and good social policies, there’s a notable lack of information about one very important issue for the growth of any sport: Starting a Sports Club. I interview Tim Katz who started a new baseball club and ask him about his experience.