Another baseball season has come and gone, and this one has been particularly nice. This year Jacob decided he wanted to play Farm League again. They don’t keep score, there is a lot less pressure – it’s more about learning the skills and having fun playing. He just barely made the upper age cut-off (by a matter of days!), so he was by far the oldest kid. His team came together really well, and he made HUGE leaps in skills. He got several hits every game, his throwing and catching improved by leaps and bounds. He was excited for every game and happy to be there.
Lydia also played this year in the Coaches Pitch league. There are no strikes or balls, nobody gets out. Every kid gets a turn at bat while the other team fans out in the infield, and there are as many pitches as necessary for the kid to hit the ball and get to run around the bases. She had so much fun, and was so proud to hit the ball! Her catching and throwing are awesome for her age and size – I think we have a softball star on our hands!
We signed Aaron up for T-ball this year. He just barely made the age cut-off on the other end, and was by far the youngest and smallest kid there. He had absolutely no interest at all in being there. He just hung onto my leg and refused to participate. Maybe next year. Here he is enjoying Lydia’s last game yesterday – at least he’s a good cheerleader!