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Mike Schmidt: Today's hitters don't want much help
By MIKE SCHMIDT, For The Associated Press | August 7, 2014
I just returned from Hall of Fame induction weekend, where I find that my cronies and I are slowly becoming the older generation of the membership.
Most of us are in our 60s, having made our mark on the game in the late 1970s and '80s. Like any club or fraternity, the Hall's…
At a certain point in your pitching development, you're going to have to start thinking outside the box if you wish to continue improving.
I’d like to take a moment to dive into some abstract thinking. Generally, when I teach pitching, I start with a 5 phase approach consisting of very basic principals. I wrote a 2 piece series on those 5 phases that can be found…Continue
Call me biased, but I'm trying to give my son an unfair advantage!
My goal is to place him in a win/win situation every time he steps on the field!
How am I going to do that?
Keep my mouth shut, get out of the way and repeat these 5 words over and over!
Ever wonder what it takes to be a Major League baseball player? Or maybe you've wondered what it takes just to be
The answer, unfortunately for everyone, is not quite that simple. I can tell you, however, that no matter what your dreams may be, it will not be handed to you.
What you desire does not come without hard…
David Mendell, a freelance writer and former reporter for the Chicago Tribune, coaches Oak Park Youth Baseball outside Chicago.
The shortstop ranged nimbly to his right, scooped up a sharp grounder and unleashed a strong…
All around the country, even the world for that matter, there are baseball players of all difference molds. There are big, "country-strong" hitters wielding logs for bats and crushing baseballs, and then you have little pesky hitters with exceptional eye-hand abilities, you know, the ones that are impossible to strike out.
Some Pitchers are tall, lanky, wiry, or however you want to describe them, but they resemble someone out of a Tim Burton movie. You also have your "big…Continue
Hi, I am a Junior in High School and I have been considering upgrading from a 32" bat to a 33". I am 5'11" and 175 lbs. I don't know if the following info helps, but my exit velocity off a tee with a…Continue
I was wondering for the purposes of goal setting and curiosity. What are the measurements physically for an above average high school underclassmen. I am wondering what the average: ht-wt; bench;…Continue
23 year old outfielder looking to play independent ball or go oversees I have no problem relocating oversees
Please contact Manager Gordon A. Moccio 845-667-4289 or firstname.lastname@example.orgContinue
Hello all, I am a high school player looking for any people that make wood bats that can be purchased online. If anybody on here works for somewhere that makes wood bats at a -3 drop (32-29 or…Continue
Hello I am new to this forum. I have a question maybe some can help me with. My 15 year old started making his own wood bats and wants to use them in games and torney's. They are within all…Continue
For months now I've been experiencing pain in the side of my throwing arm. I am a third baseman and so this prevents me from effectively playing my position. Does anyone have any idea what the…Continue