E.J. Becker Explores Youth Sports, The Costs, The Pressure, The Sacrifice

This morning, we present our latest KMBZ Cover Story, Homerun or Homesick – a look at kids and sports.  E.J. Becker leads off with a baseball prospect from Liberty…who spends a lot of time on the road.

Kids Sports, Travel Sports, Club Sports…whatever you call it, it has become a massive industry worth billions of dollars, millions of miles and countless hours. 

When you’re a kid -- an athlete -- and you’ve got college or more riding on your athletic performance, you know pressure.  Thousands of kids feel it every week as the kids’ sports industry continues to explode.  And the pressure extends well beyond the athletic arena.