Vintage Baseball Cards Posted By : Ivan Lodichand

Numerous vintage baseball cards for Topps have very recognizable players in which had impressive and even precedent baseball careers. Baseball cards of players like the Iron Horse Lou Gehrig, Yogi Berra, Ty Cobb and even The Sultan of Swat Babe Ruth are among this crowd. These vintage baseball cards for Topps were collectibles still; during the time that the players were energetically playing the sport and are more valuable to this day. Many of these vintage baseball cards for Topps show deterioration on their corners and surfaces. Some even have folds on the card. A great deal of wear is caused by a slim and poorer quality cardboard that businesses utilized to print these cards for certain baseball players. An additional reason for the deterioration is that a lot of collectors were kids who collected the baseball cards simply for the devotion of the game and also didn’t take actions to keep the baseball cards in perfect condition.

Baseball: A Guide To Peak Performance Posted By : Jimmy Cox

How one faces the pitcher is a very important part of a base ball game. Generally speaking, the back end of the plate should be about even with the middle of the hitter’s body. The big end of the bat should extend to one or two inches beyond the outside edge of the plate when the arms are fully extended. The type of pitcher and the situation tells the batter how to adjust.

How To Be A Great Baseball Catcher Posted By : Jimmy Cox

To be a baseball catcher, in addition to learning the mechanics of his job, the player also has to know something about “handling” pitchers. He must get to know their capabilities, what kind of temperament they have, etc. If the pitcher is a very nervous boy and inclined to pitch too fast, it’s up to the catcher to hold the ball longer between pitches and slow him down.

Premier League 2009/10 – Ones to watch. Posted By : Richardspo

08/09 has been and gone. A season of high drama which ended with Man United (predictably) picking up their third consecutive title, the Villa making a valiant attempt to crack the Top 4 cartel and Arsenals team seemingly getting younger by the week! (Seriously Mr Wenger, buy some established players!) At the other end, we saw misery in the North East as Newcastle and Boro perished (Hull City somehow survived despite dropping like a hot potato after Christmas) and West Brom finished rock bottom despite playing football the right way.