In the News

  • ``Life Lessons from a youth baseball coach.``

  • ``For a new play about baseball, the actors needed a designated hitting coach``

  • ``Baseball Coach Teaches Kids More Than Catch``

  • ``Newsweek, July 4, 2005: Part of America’s Best Series``

  • ``HRBC and John McCarthy are points of interest``

  • Emmanuel Burriss of the San Francisco Giants and former Home Run Baseball Camp regular.

A Lesson in Life

by Laura Meckler – The Wall Street Journal

At Homerun Baseball Camp in the D.C. area, Coach Mac aims to teach kids skills and attitudes that can be applied beyond the baseball diamond to success much later in life. Photo: Melissa Golden for The Wall Street Journal

Boys & Girls of Summer

by Nico Columbant – Voice of America

John McCarthy, or Coach Mac, teaches fundamentals of life and baseball at his summer camp in Washington, D.C. The capital’s mayor, Adrian Fenty, has a cameo appearance and also makes a pretty good catch.