Jim Crane's Baseball Tips

Welcome to the official Jim Crane baseball tips web site. This site is dedicated to his grandchildren, who will not only gain knowledge of the skills of baseball through his words but also come to share with him his passion for the game and to understand why the game meant so much to him to want to teach it to others.

(Jim Crane: 1928-1987)

"I'd wake in the night with the smell of the ballpark in my nose and the cool of the grass on my feet. The thrill of the grass . . ."

--from "Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa" by W.P. Kinsella--