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Rounding the bases

Coach-pitch, tee-ball programs teach area youth basics of baseball

 

The Bats’ third baseman entertains herself during a break in action in a coach-pitch game last week. – Colleen Harrison/Albert Lea Tribune

 

The purpose of coach-pitch is to start to teach younger players how to hit a pitched baseball. Players get a few tries to hit one of the pitches thrown out by a coach, before a tee is brought out to hit off of. – Colleen Harrison/Albert Lea Tribune

 

A Marauders player looks into the crowd while waiting at third during a coach-pitch game last week at Edgewater Park. – Colleen Harrison/Albert Lea Tribune

 

The purpose of coach-pitch is to start to teach younger players how to hit a pitched baseball. Players get a few tries to hit one of the pitches thrown out by a coach, before a tee is brought out to hit off of. – Colleen Harrison/Albert Lea Tribune

About Colleen Harrison

Colleen Harrison is the photo editor at the Albert Lea Tribune. She does photography and writes general-assignment stories.

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