Ripken, Jr. and Bill Ripken have written a book that is the ultimate
guideline for any young player who wants to get involved in
baseball. The book is based on the teachings of their father,
Cal Ripken, Sr. who was a player, coach, manager and scout.
The Ripken Way consists of the following
Keep it Simple
Make It Fun
consists of nine chapters on subjects such as catching, pitching,
batting, the infield, the outfield, and the mound. Along with
detailed descriptions of the proper way to play the sport there are
numerous photos to illustrate exactly what they are talking about.
The book is also filled with many sidebar tips from Cal and
Cal and Bill Ripken are co-owners of Ripken Baseball
and their mission is to grow the game of baseball worldwide.
This is an excellent book for any young player who wants to
learn some serious things about the game of baseball.
You will feel like you have your own teacher right there
giving you the lessons. What great teachers to have - the
Ripken brothers. You can't get much better than that!
The book is well organized and you can see that the authors
love this sport. Any sports fan will enjoy this book by two of
the all-time greatest baseball players in our history. This is
also a great book for parents and coaches. It is a "must read"
book for anyone who likes baseball.
REVIEWED BY NANCY
DO NOT REPRINT WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE REVIEWER, NANCY