MONDAY, January 23, 2017
20 Things You Should Know about HS Baseball
Source: Staff Report published by Trevor Jones
Persistence is more important than talent
There is a reason that the word STUDENT comes first in student-athlete
Tuck in your shirt
Don't wear your hat backwards
Practice hard because you play the way you practice
It doesn't take any talent to hustle
Help your team win whether you play or not
Never argue with an umpire
Agree to let your coaches train you
Don't cut class
Maintain the grades that keep you eligible
Your girlfriend is not more important than your career
Your parents love you, but they don't know more than your coach about baseball
Maintain eye contact with all adults when they talk to you
Life is not fair. Regardless of what some people want you to think
Body language screams. It never whispers
Go hard all the time. Never walk on a baseball practice field.
As a batter/runner run to first as though it matters that you are safe.
Baseball reveals character it doesn't build it.
It is your coach's opinion of you that counts. He makes out the lineup. Fail to understand this point and you will soon be out of the game
"It is not a privilege to play baseball for Sarasota High School, but it is a privilege to practice on our field" - Clyde Metcalf, Head Baseball Coach