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There are only a few professional Pitchers who take the mound and you expect them to challenge every hitter they face.
Ted Williams would feast on the inefficiencies, dysfunctions and flawed movements you see within today's pitching ranks!
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Tony- Very interesting. What were some of the things that Ted Williams focused on when you guys talked?
Honestly was pitching back then better than it is today.
How many high school pitchers threw 90 mph back then?
I think the hitting mechanics of today's MLB players are better than they were back then and I would have
to think the pitching mechanics are better than they were then as well.
Do you really think there are "MORE" inefficiencies, dysfunctions and flawed movements you see within today's pitching ranks compared to back in the 40's-60's? I am just really trying to see if he would do as well as he did back then.
Would you teach a player to throw like those old timers? Which one in particular would you have a player throw like.
It's hard to talk about a hitter like that in a vacuum and just bring them to the present day. If Ted Williams were playing today, I am sure he'd benefit from the modern day training and nutrition, his own attention to detail, and be just as dangerous today as back then. Anyone who is that much a student of their own game is bound for success. He might not hit .400 in today's game, but when you look at how batting averages have changed over the years, I'd be confident he'd still hit well over .300 every year with power, and, of course, he'd be among the league leaders in walks every year too. I'd picture him in today's game as a 2002-04 Barry Bonds with fewer HR (30-35 instead of 40-45).