Former major league player, Jack Perconte, writes and publishes books to help the youth sports culture. Second Base Publishing has three published "The Making of a Hitter: A Proven and Practical Step-by-step Hitting Guide" and "Raising an Athlete: How to Instill Confidence, Build Skills and Inspire a Love of Sport.” and “Creating a Season to Remember: The New Youth-Sports-Coaching Leadership Handbook.”  They specialize in books that offer the much-needed coaching training and parent-child relationship building that is often missing in today's youth sports environment. Jack Perconte has a unique advantage of having played at the highest level of sports and having coached youth for over twenty-eight years. He gives advice in practical, helpful ways from his experiences of playing, coaching and parenting three athletes.