30 Life Lessons My Boys Learned from Baseball

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-03-01
  • Publisher: Pelican Pub Co Inc
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The author, a former Little League coach, uses the immensely popular American game of baseball to teach his children such important lessons as dealing with different kinds of people, performing under pressure, accepting what you can't do about the rain, and how to win-and lose. This book covers all the bases for fathers who wish to provide their children with a framework for life as well as love for the game.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
Don't Take Anything for Grantedp. 15
No Whiningp. 21
Some Days You're the Bat, Some Days You're the Ballp. 24
Respect for Authorityp. 28
How to Deal with Different Kinds of Peoplep. 34
Control Your Emotionsp. 38
Math Countsp. 44
Bridging the Generation Gapp. 47
Competing with Your Friendsp. 50
Work Within Your Own Personalityp. 53
Perform under Pressurep. 58
You Can Learn Almost Anythingp. 62
Toughnessp. 65
100 Percent or Concentratep. 68
Don't Waste Your Time on Something You Hatep. 72
You Can't Do Anything about the Rainp. 78
Couragep. 81
Be Readyp. 85
Take Advantage of Your Opportunitiesp. 91
Everyone Can Contributep. 97
Practice Does Not Make Perfect, But…p. 101
There's No Substitute for God-Given Abilityp. 103
Winning Is Importantp. 107
Don't Give Upp. 110
Some Rules Have Reasonsp. 114
Play Fairp. 116
Working on a Teamp. 117
How to Losep. 124
How to Winp. 129
We Love Youp. 133
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