So, how do players become tough? In today’s game filled with flash, how do you cut through that and be or build a tough player?
It starts with how you define toughness. Toughness in baseball comes in many forms and is displayed in many ways. I wrote this book to help players, coaches, and parents better un- derstand how toughness is defined in baseball. It’s a definition that holds true no matter what level you are playing at or aspire to play at. I believe toughness is not something you are born with but a skill you can develop over time.
Become a tough player or build a tough team by adopting the following guidelines that define toughness in baseball.