Sunday, February 24, 2013


By David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer --

One of the things that I love most about baseball is that it constantly teaches me something new every day. As a child, it taught me how to play hard and fair play. As a teenager, it taught me how to work hard to achieve greatness. As a young adult, it taught me to maintain my faith in my team through challenges and triumphs.

Now, as a father, I am learning a whole new set of lessons as I watch the game through my son's eyes. This is his first year of Little League, and I could not be more proud.

One of the things that I truly enjoy as a fan is watching current and former Major Leaguers supporting the sport and inspiring the next generation of players. I remember rooting for Mark Langston when the Angels signed him as a free agent, and I was a fan in the stadium when he pitched a combined no-hitter with Mike Witt. So, when Mark Langston was announced as the guest speaker for the Opening Day ceremonies for the Tustin Eastern Little League, I was thrilled! Not only was he someone who could inspire my son, he could inspire me.

After listening to Mark give some words of advice to all the children present, and telling some good stories to embellish his message, I caught up with Mark for a quick interview. Click here to listen to Mark talk about the importance of Little League and what he will be doing with the Angels in the 2013 season.



Love to hear what you think!

AngelsWin Media

AngelsWin.com Website Store

 photo t_zps6af139fc.gif
Copyright © 2013 Los Angeles Angels Blog | AngelsWin.com

AngelsWin.com is the unofficial website of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Our comments and views do not express the views of the major league club or anyone affiliate with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.  AngelsWin.com blog content, articles and opinions are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind.  We disclaim warranties, express or implied, including warranties for a particular purpose, accuracy, completeness, availability, security, compatibility and non-infringement.  Blog material, articles and other information furnished or supplied by you to AngelsWin.com become the ownership of AngelsWin.com for use at our discretion.  Your use of AngelsWin content is at your own discretion and risk. We do not warrant that any content here be error free that access thereto will be uninterrupted or errors will be corrected. We do not warrant or make any representations regarding  the use of any content made available through AngelsWin.com  You hereby waive any claim against us with respect thereto. AngelsWin.com may contain the opinions and views of other members and users. We cannot endorse, guarantee, or be responsible for the accuracy, efficacy or veracity of any content generated by our members and other users. The content of AngelsWin.com is intended for educational and entertainment purposes only. Such content is not intended to, and does not, constitute legal, professional, medical or healthcare advice or diagnosis, and may not be used for such purposes. Reliance on any information appearing on AngelsWin.com is strictly at your own risk. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in, or accessible through, the AngelsWin.com without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from a lawyer or professional licensed in the recipient's state, country or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction.