A little perspective

Ok, this one is not directly softball-related. But there certainly is a tie when you think about the times you’ve seen others (or you yourself have) go ballistic over the umpire’s call on a bang-bang play, or scream at a kid for taking a called third strike, or just otherwise behaved as a less than exemplary resident of the planet.

Check out this link to a blog on Belicove.com. The entry is called The Pale Blue Dot. It’s a look at the Earth from space, with an essay by the late Carl Sagan. I found it both interesting and moving.


About Ken Krause

Ken Krause has been coaching girls fastpitch softball for nearly 20 years. Some may know him as a contributing columnist to Softball Magazine, where he writes Krause's Korner -- a regular column sponsored by Louisville Slugger. Ken is also the Administrator of the Discuss Fastpitch Forum, the most popular fastpitch discussion forum on the Internet. He is currently a Three Star Master Coach with the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), and is certified by both the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) and American Sports Education Program (ASEP). Ken is a private instructor specializing in pitchers, hitters, and catchers. He teaches at North Shore Baseball Academy in Libertyville, IL and Pro-Player Consultants in McHenry, IL.

Posted on September 13, 2007, in General Thoughts. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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