High Resolution Front Cover.4702248 Against All Odds: 2-Year Anniversary In celebration of the two year anniversary of “Against All Odds: A Success Story” being published, I am posting the 1st Inning of my book on my website.  To purchase your autographed copy, click here. Against All Odds: A Success Story by Charlton Maxwell Jimerson  “You never know how strong you can be, until being strong is the Read More ...
ecprospects1 “Meet The Prospects” Banquet What a wonderful night in Waxahachie, TX as the EC Prospects held their annual “Meet The Prospects” banquet.  Owner Ron Santos honored players from their 5U to 14U teams.  Attendees were able to bid on silent auction items, win items from the raffle, and pick up a copy of “Against All Odds: A Success Story.” Read More ...
baines2 Career Day at Baines Middle School I’m excited to announce that parent volunteer Karen Zylicz and physical education teacher Ashley Dedmon have invited me to speak to the students at Baines Middle School for their Career Day!! Major League Baseball outfielder and author, Charlton Maxwell Jimerson, will be one of our classroom speakers at BMS 8th Grade Career Day, on February 3, Read More ...
December 2016 all odds v2 Hit, Run, Catch Christmas Camp AGAINST ALL ODDS  HIT, RUN, CATCH CHRISTMAS CAMP DECEMBER 26-28th, 2016 Cost:  $300 Ages 8-12  9am-12pm  Ages 13-17 1pm-4pm Charlton Maxwell Jimerson is a Major League Baseball outfielder who was drafted in the 5th round of the 2001 Major League Baseball Amateur draft.  He attended the University of Miami, Florida, where he won two NCAA Read More ...
cornerman Chief Second When baseball season rolls around after the new year, it’ll be time to revisit the discussion of “Daddy Ball” in youth baseball.  Once again there will be a slew of fathers taking on the role as head coach or assistant coach.  In most cases, if it wasn’t for these fathers there would be no coach Read More ...
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are tightening their grips on the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations. Sports and Politics At the height of all this election madness, it is very important that we as youth coaches continue to focus on the kids. Nearly hours after Donald Trump was elected the next President of the United States, our 12U Hurricane Baseball team held our weekly practice.  Now before I dive into what transpired at our Read More ...
14918862_512252192301499_8615467706749865661_o Fall League Baseball The only reason why I do this is to help these kids develop physically, mentally and emotionally. Baseball is just my platform to accomplish that mission… If you’re looking for a baseball home, contact me at: 4againstallodds@gmail.com
logo Hurricane Baseball 12U Tryout Hurricane Baseball held 12U tryouts on Sunday August 14th, 2016 at New Territory Sports Complex.  We are still looking to add a few more players to our Hurricane Green and Hurricane Orange baseball teams.  First practice is Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 5pm. Hurricane Baseball aims to prepare players for high school and collegiate baseball by Read More ...
Father Daddy Ball You hear it all the time at the ‘ole ballpark, either spoken out loud or whispered by parents desperately wanting to declare mutiny: DADDY BALL.  All across the country, parents are complaining about Little League Baseball being played like Daddy Ball.  If you ask seven people to define Daddy Ball, you might get seven different Read More ...
willfarrell Hey Coach: Stop Yelling and Start Teaching Since retiring from professional baseball and becoming a youth baseball coach, I’ve struggled with understanding the coaching style of the majority of youth baseball coaches.  From my vantage point, coaches continually believe that yelling and screaming at a player following a bad swing or fielding error helps the player improve.  Go to any youth baseball Read More ...