By David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer --
It takes a lot to make a successful Little League baseball season. It starts
with the dedication from the people who organize the league, includes all the
hard work from the coaches who run the teams, and ends with all the hours
donated by the parents who make it all happen (especially the team moms!). It's a labor of love, not only
for the game, but for our children. In the end, whether your child makes it
into the Major Leagues or not, it's worth it because Little League teaches so
many valuable life lessons.
In addition to all the above, a Little League division could not survive
without financial donors. There are always costs that need to be covered and improvements that need to be made.
One of my league’s supporters is former Major Leaguer Eddie Guardado. A 17-year
veteran, he made his living off of the skills he started in Little League. On
the Opening Day of the season, I spoke with him about the importance...