Originally Posted by kaldaniels
I was just wondering if the OBP "wave" will trickle down to the little leagues. What if one of the next generation of kids is brought up knowing the importance of a walk. When I played it was just try to hit the ball as hard as you can. It would be interesting to see what the major leagues would be like if all the players had been brought up enlightened about getting on base.
When I was playing, we would typically hit .400-.500 in a season in little league. Even the better kids in HS were in that range as well. Why walk if you are putting up numbers like that?