Baseball is a game of fundamentals, speed, power, and knowledge. Trust and respect must be earned amongst the players and between the players and the coaches. Self-discipline and sportsmanship are very crucial to having success. Add the ingredients of dedication, and hard work. Without these two things, success is almost certainly not going to happen. If you dedicate yourself and work hard for things you will find yourself more often than not, successful in anything you attempt. Learn as much about the game as you can, ask questions and expect answers as you would in a classroom; Knowledge is Power.