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In the Corner with Dan Hughes

Jul 30, 2009

My last-place senior team beat the league's first-place team  - twice! - by using this unorthodox outfield formation.

This program, about my team's 2009 season, includes a description of an effective method of defense against a team that hits a lot of singles to the short outfield.

And don't forget to check out the...


Jul 23, 2009

After polling several metal detecting and treasure hunting forums about whether or not I should continue trying to return a class ring, I've reached a decision.  Did those who responded to my question think I should keep the ring, or try again to return it?  Hear the results here, and see if you agree with my decision.


Jul 16, 2009

Good umps, bad umps - what do you do when your ump makes a bad call, or doesn't know the rules?

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Jul 10, 2009

The Clue in the Old Book!  Sounds like a Nancy Drew title, doesn't it? Old books and newspapers can be wonderful sources of clues to treasure.  Just this week, this notice appeared in my local paper:  --------------------------------  

Area history
   In 1909, during the hot summer months, camping on the Sangamon River...


Jul 2, 2009

The knuckleball can be the most valuable tool in the pitcher's arsenal.

When to use the knuckleball (you'll be surprised) and how to throw it are covered here.

Much more about pitching, hitting, fielding, coaching and managing adult slowpitch softball here.

P.S.  This is the most-listened-to episode of all of...