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Major League Baseball wants everyone to have the opportunity to play the game of baseball regardless of age, ability, or facilities.  

USA Baseball, the governing body for all U.S. amateur baseball, has created the USA Baseball Amateur Resource Center (ARC) in cooperation with MLB.   On the ARC website, one will find:

 

Amateur Resource Center

USA Softball Resource Center

Watch Play Ball Podcasts on MLB Network - Saturdays at 10 am ET.


Resources 

Play Ball! newsletter

USA Baseball Mobile Coach: App features drill library with baseball specific drill documents and videos; ability to create practice plans; Pitch Smart Counter

Pitch Smart: A series of practical, age-appropriate guidelines to help parents, players and coaches avoid overuse injuries and foster long, healthy careers for youth pitchers.

Positive Coaching Alliance: PCA strives to create a Development Zone culture, where the goal is to develop Better Athletes, Better People and where the prevailing models in youth and high school sports are: The Double-Goal Coach, The Second-Goal Parent, and the Triple-Impact Competitor.



Education 

Coaches: Online Education includes the free Confident Baseball Coach course, hosted by manager of the Chicago Cubs, Joe Maddon, which introduces ways in which coaches can have a more positive impact on each of thier players.

Players and Parents: Online Education includes the free Play Ball Parent course, hosted by General Manager of the Kansas City Royals, Dayton Moore, which provides parents with resources to ensure their children are having a positive experience within the game of baseball.

Umpires: Online Education includes the free Introduction to Umpiring course, hosted by Major League Umpire, Dale Scott, which provides umpires with a working knowledge of basic procedures and standards within the game.

Local Sponsors

Georgia Little League

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