Here is a great article shared by our fellow Athletic Directors from Alabama - good information, great message and the best part; it comes from an EXPERT - Dr James Anderson - surgeon to many professional athletes - he specializes in Tommy John surgery.  He is quoted in saying, "I started seeing a sharp increase in youth sports injuries, particularly baseball, beginning around 2000,” Andrews told The Cleveland Plain Dealer in an interview last year. “I started tracking and researching, and what we’ve seen is a five- to sevenfold increase in injury rates in youth sports across the board.”

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