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The Parent Connection - October

Volume 3 | Issue 9 | October 2015 | Archive
Little League® Made Chicago Cubs Rookie Kris Bryant Who He Is Today
Mike and Kris Bryant
Mike Bryant, father of Chicago Cubs rookie standout third baseman, Kris Bryant, believes Little League® is the best developmental program on the planet. He should know – Mr. Bryant eats, sleeps, and breathes baseball. In the early 1980s, Mr. Bryant played minor league baseball in the Boston Red Sox organization, and as a hitting instructor, he’s credited with helping to develop Texas Rangers, Joey Gallo, and, of course, his son, Kris. Read More
Parents Bond on Their Journey to Williamsport
Volunteering In Little League® Makes the Experience Better for Your Family, Community
Backyard Tips:
Being a Better Base Runner
Parent Confessions...
My Rule Was... All Baseball All the Time
My son was 9. The regular season had just ended. It was his first year in the Major Division. He did great! I was so proud. We signed up for Fall Ball, and he did ever better. After Fall Ball, he was invited to try out for a travel team. He made it! He played in some outside tournaments up until October, and then the team headed inside for games. The dome was white, so they played with yellow balls. He really liked that. Spring rolled around, and we got right back to Little League.

It went that same way for his 10 and 11 year old season. All baseball, all the time. That’s how I wanted it. He did so well, I figured he wanted it, too. Read More

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The Parent Connection - October 2015 - Archive