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Reply by RJM

I was once asked, “How tall is his mother?” A fairly accurate wive’s tale is boys grow to be 6-8 inches taller than their mother. The...
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Reply by RJM

If a college program is contacting a coach your son has something to show. It’s time to get proactive in making contacts and getting...
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Reply by Mominthestands

I joined HS web many months ago, and have been reading posts for at least a year. I have absorbed a lot of valuable info and learned a...

Reply by standballdad

This happened to might son, lifting in HS with the baseball team being supervised by one of the coaches decided it would be fun to have...
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Reply by SultanofSwat

After 11U/12U its rare. I just didn't see this happen often in HS or college ball.
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Reply by PABaseball

It's a good start. It happens more with travel coaches than high school coaches, but yes it happens when a school is interested. It does...

Reply by StrainedOblique

A call from an NCAA Recruiting coordinator to a players HS coach is interest and the player subsequently might be categorized as a 'High...
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Reply by 2020Hopeful

My son was 6'3" 165lbs as a freshman, 6'4" 180lbs as a sophomore and now 6'4" 192 as a Junior. He hasn't really grown height-wise in the...

Reply by Trust In Him

It didn't strike me until several months later but when I met some scouts we did the normal chit-chat thing. I would get the feeling...

Reply by 2019Dad

It's a start: https://twitter.com/PerfectGam.../1063491902752923650 https://www.perfectgame.org/Ev...ault.aspx?event=8753

Reply by RJM

PG prides itself as a scouting service. They gather information on top kids who don’t attend PG events.
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Reply by RJM

This falls under things you can’t control. So don’t spend much time thinking or worrying about it. What you can control is optimizing...
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Reply by real green

Define a waste pitch. Are all 0-2 balls a waste pitch? How many times have we seen 0-2 pitches out of the zone swung at and missed for...

Reply by PABaseball

The scholarships are guaranteed so the money will still be there, the coaches will just tell players they aren't going to make the team...

Reply by 2019Dad

Another tidbit from Maddux: he said that he spent 90% of his time in a bullpen session working out of the stretch because from the...

Reply by TxballDad

If I remember correctly, Bone age is more accurate then Chronological age, when referring to the growth chart. Some kids bone age can be...

Reply by 2019Dad

No, it doesn't work that way. It means that for a large population currently at X height or weight, in the future the population on...

Reply by adbono

I completely agree with Maddux. But all pitchers are not the same so the difference lies in how you go about it. It drives me crazy to...

Reply by Francis7

https://www.cdc.gov/growthchar...nical/Cj41cs021c.pdf Does the chart imply that, if you are X height or weight now, then you have a real...

Reply by game7

If you're looking for random anecdotes, we can fill a lot of pages. But the growth charts answer your question definitively.

Reply by ABSORBER

LakePoint contributes eight fields toward the biggest tourneys, summertime WWBA. The real benefit of LakePoint is college scouts can see...

Reply by Handcontrol

Everyone matures at a different rate. I was a very late bloomer and grew 8 inches and gained 60lbs most of it my senior year. I had...

Reply by Goosegg

My son entered ninth grade about 5' 3" and 115 lbs. He graduated HS about 5' 10" and 150. He graduated college about 6'1" and 190 lbs.

Reply by Buckeye 2015

My son (late April birthday) so really young for his grade, started HS at maybe 5' and probably less than 100 lbs. Graduated at 6' and ...
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Reply by 2019Dad

6 inches is a little high, but the average kid gains 40-50 pounds in high school. My older son is currently at 40 pounds gained, with 6...

Reply by 2019Dad

They hear about kids. The # 4 PG ranked 2020 has never played a PG event of any kind. He is, however, good at baseball, so PG has heard...

Reply by Goosegg

Someone mentioned that HS weight rooms have "pissing contests" as the competitve nature of athletes overcomes common sense. Those...

Reply by PABaseball

I'm not sure PG goes to PBR events. Even if they were, they're not filming and writing articles on them. I don't see why they would have...

Reply by game7

That's a good way of putting it. Though I respectfully disagree with it. For a coach like myself who promotes "attack in the zone on...

Reply by real green

Not every 0-2 is the same. Runner at 2nd, with two outs. A great hitter at the plate, pitcher throws a quality FB down and away for...

Reply by PABaseball

It doesn't matter. He didn't attend, the coach sent an email saying we saw you at HeadFirst. They have no clue who he is. GPA, ACT, SAT...

Reply by Buckeye 2015

Wow, congratulations Hopefully your son heading to AZ isn't a huge fan of Alaska weather lol.....he's going to be about as far from that...
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Reply by CaCO3Girl

PG goes to PBR, PBR goes to PG. How else does a kid who has never played a PG event get ranked by them? And vice versa?
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Reply by PABaseball

I have never been to futures games but have heard good things. I just see PBR as a more local version of PG. There's no doubt they're...

Reply by Alaskan

Update: - 2019 Signed his commitment form to a 4 yr school in AZ. The Coach wants him to play OF, but pitch primarily. HE did very well...

Reply by juergensen

At the time you register for a Headfirst academic camp, they ask for your academic data: GPA, SAT score, ACT score, etc. Did your son...

Reply by RJM

My son was registered but missed Head First due to injury. He received several emails saying, “Saw you at Head First ...” When I stated...
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