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My greatest fear in Little League

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” – Ambrose Redmoon You don’t go into anything significant and worthwhile such as being a Little League president without having a certain amount of fear. If you don’t have fear, it means you’re not paying attention. …

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Happy birthday, Mom

My son at the pre-tryout clinic. Photo by Matthew Stern. Saturday, January 10 would have been my mother’s 80th birthday. I spent it with an activity that she loved, baseball.

Lessons from a year of Little League

2008 is coming to a close, and so has a wild year for me with being a part of Little League. It had its share of high and low moments, but these always come with lessons. Here are the lessons I’ve learned during the past year.

My mom’s old ballpark

I recently found a YouTube video of my mom’s favorite old ballpark, Gilmore Field in the Fairfax district. If you’re an old Hollywood Stars fan or buff of old ballparks, this is very exciting to see.    


In the eight weeks since I became a league president, I’ve learned a number of lessons. One is that there’s a difference between “Little League” and baseball. Baseball is a fun sport to play with the kids. “Little League” is stuff you have to deal with so those kids can play baseball. But today, I …

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