Monthly Archives: November 2011

Nov 29

The Baseball Rice Bucket: A Waste of Time

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

I’m occasionally asked “Is the Rice Bucket good for strengthening the hands?” I reply: “No. They are a waste of time.” The Rice Bucket has been around a long time – it was recommended to me when I was 10 years old. I did them, but even at a young age didn’t find them effective.┬áIf […]

Nov 22

Deceptive Peanut Butter: Peter Pan “Whipped”

By Dan Blewett | Nutrition

I was recently in the local supermarket and spotted some new, Whipped Peter Pan peanut butter. As I asked myself, “why the hell would I need whipped peanut butter?” I looked curiously at a claim on the label “1/3 less sugar.” Oh, really, Peter? You need to understand – I love calling companies out on […]

Nov 03

I Played For The Lake County Fielders; It Was Crazy.

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

If you haven’t heard of the Lake County Fielders, let me fill you in. They were an independent professional baseball team. They were the best team in a newly formed league. They played a crazy schedule, flying to every city like big-league clubs do, visiting teams spanning from Canada to Hawaii. They were in first […]