"An invaluable tool for all children interested in playing baseball."
- School Library Journal, November 2003. Click for complete review.

"I just retired from pro baseball after 6 years in the Dodgers' minor league system. This is best instructional video for a young kid. I am purchasing it for my 8 year old nephew. He is going to love it."
- Uncle

"I got your CD for my son for his birthday (turned 7) and he has not quit playing it since he got it. I coach my son's baseball team, so I invited all my players over to play it and they loved it! I just wanted to drop you a note to say thank you for putting out such a quality product."
- Parent/Coach

"This item will give you great insight about where kids on a baseball field should throw the ball on different situations. Little League coaches and parents will benefit also. My son loves going through it and the interactivity. Little Leagues should make this required stuff! (wish I thought of this)"
- Parent

"I played the one CD I received yesterday, and I think it's great ! Not only for the kids but for the coaches as well. Most of our coaches, as in most leagues, are just parents and I'm sure they, too, can learn from 'Where's The Play'. I've been coaching Little League for 12 years at all levels, and I didn't score real high playing 'Where's The Play' the first time. I learned a few things. Thanks for a great product, I'm sure these CDs will get passed around a lot! Among the kids and the adults."
- Parent/Coach

"I bought Where's the Play for my boy and after he played it one time I was amazed with what he had learned in such a short time. I will promote this item to all my players as it is a great tool for all kids wanting to learn how to be a great fielder."
-Parent/Coach

"Where's The Play is great product. It gave my 7 year-old son a lot more knowledge about the game. He plays the CD all the time. He loves it and thinks its fun."
- Parent/Coach

"It's one of the best teaching software aides I've seen. It's all the basics that can't be taught or stressed enough at this early age until they are second nature."
- Coach

"Very good learning tool that gives you practical situations that come up over and over again in Little League as well as other youth league situations. Extremely easy to go through. The interactive aspect is terrific and my kids stay at this thing like it is a video game. Baseball purists will get a great kick out of this. I can think of some real major league teams that can use this item."
- Coach

"I have recommended your CD to all my players' parents. For my money, this is the best, off field, baseball teaching tool available."
- Parent/Coach

"Takes the guess work out of where a player should back up or throw to on a Little League team. One of the best interactive tools I've seen. Useful for parents, coaches and players. Players and coaches should review the options then go on the field and have fun! This is a must for anyone involved in youth baseball."
- Parent/Coach

"I gave my son your instructional CD for Christmas and he is trying to wear it out! His having Where's The Play is like having a full-time coach living in the house."
- Parent

"My daughter's not only the youngest player on her softball team, she's a rookie. She started with the CD before the first practice and we review with it after every game. Her coach has been impressed with her knowledge of the game and to this day does not know this is her first season. She has played almost every inning of every game because her coach has confidence in her."
- Parent

"I think this is great! The CD is marvelous. I've had our whole team over playing it together. It has increased my son's field awareness 150%! Great product."
- Parent/Coach

"I sensed my son's frustration when the ball was hit to him and he hesitated or held onto the ball before throwing it. We covered these things in practice, but it wasn't getting through. We spent the winter using your CD and talking about baseball. He couldn't wait until Spring. Since he started playing this year, I could see his enthusiasm and confidence grow each time out."
- Parent/Coach

"My son watches tapes and reads books about baseball, but he really took to your product because of the interactivity. The CD helped him be confident of where to throw the ball depending on the situation. Thanks for an excellent product."
- Parent

"I'm a grandfather of little leaguers and a 40 year coach at every amateur level. Field practice time is scarce and precious. By the time you cover batting practice and infield/outfield there isn't much time to work on 'situations.' Your CD provides the opportunity for players at every age level to do 'their homework' on this most important aspect of the game in a fun way at their leisure. My grandsons love it. They said it's the best present I ever gave them."
- Grandparent/Coach

"I thought your software was excellent. I showed it to many of my coaches and they concurred. This can help players become better while still being fun."
- League President

"My son is 8. The CD is absolutely awesome {it} got him interested in the game and wanting to know the right answer."
- Parent

"Any coach who is looking for a tool to put the mental game in the minds of little players can't go wrong with this fun CD."
- Coach

"I saw my daughter go from intimidated and uneasy in the field to a confident defensive team leader. Her whole outlook on the game has changed. Now she wants the ball hit to her!"
- Parent

"Nice for that rainy day when the team has to go inside. It gets the boys really thinking. It reinforces what I've been teaching for years."
- Coach

"My son received it as a gift from his grandfather and it's been a godsend. The CD is a fun, engaging, interactive way to supplement the practice. As a mom who never played baseball or softball, it's a wonderful way to learn where the play is and engage in a learning activity with my son and 7-year old daughter who will soon be playing softball."
- Parent

Where's the Play? CD-ROM.
Systems: Win 95 & later, Macintosh OS 7 & later.
ISBN 0-9726029-0-9. $24.95.
November 2003

Gr l-6-Introduced as "a simple game to teach what to do when you get the ball," this fully interactive CD-ROM, approved by Little League Baseball, should be viewed by all young baseball players. Divided into six innings, the game teaches players what to do in a variety of situations. Innings one through five focus on specific skills-knowing where the forced out is, knowing what the best out is, covering the bases, backing up the play, and cutting off the throw. In each inning, first the skill is explained both orally and in written text, and then the player is given the opportunity to choose the best option in several animated scenarios. If the player selects an incorrect option, the program provides a complete explanation of the correct response. All explanations and rules are well narrated by Drew, a 12-year-old Little League player. Inning six, "Where's the Play," is a three-level quiz: beginner, intemediate, and advanced. Each level quizzes the player on skills learned in the previous innings. Explanations are given along the way for incorrect answers, and a score is awarded at the end of the quiz. The program features high quality graphics and multiethnic boy and girl players. An invaluable tool for all children interested in playing baseball.

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03/06/2002

By Scott Zucker, USA TODAY Baseball Weekly

2002 products to help you look and play sharp

Where's the Play?®
Where's the Play? is an interactive computer game for kids ages 6 to 12. The CD, narrated by a 12-year-old Little Leaguer, teaches kids the mental basics of baseball. Using simple graphics, the instructional software shows a baseball diamond and players, and lays out various situations and allows the user to answer questions (using the mouse) for each situation. Where's the Play? deals with covering bases, throwing to the right base, cutoff throws and backing up plays. The different sections are broken down into innings with each inning increasing in difficulty. We tested this product with a 10-year-old with four years of Little League and T-ball experience, and he breezed through the early innings but ran into occasional difficulty in the later ones. The product retails for $24.95. Look for it on the Web at www.wherestheplay.com.

Copyright 2002, Baseball Weekly. Reprinted with permission.

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