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Anthony Vontobel
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  • Mount Kisco, NY
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P, C
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
pull, contact hitter
If you pitch, what type of pitcher are you... Power? Ground ball, Fly ball, Knuckleball?
Groundball & Strikeout with Left Handed Pitcher throwing a heavy movement 2 & 4 Seam Fastballs in low to mid 80's with a tight break Knucklecurve as well as a sharp movement Vulcan Changeup.
I currently:
Play Baseball
Baseball Playing Experience:
Teeball, Little League, Babe Ruth, High School, College, 18+
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Little League, Babe Ruth
Baseball Umpiring Experience
Softball Playing Experience:
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Ken Griffey Jr. for having the Smoothest Swing in baseball
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Andy Pettite people telling me my throwing looks like his
Additional Playing/Coaching Info (If applicable, include detailed info here such as - HS, College, Pro Leagues, Summer Leagues, Arm Speed, 60 Time, Catcher Pop Time, etc.):
Love playing and watching baseball, anytime can help out a teammate with their game all the better. It's a game played and perfected by kids messed up by Adults.

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Why Is There Currently No Left Handed Catchers In the MLB

Posted on April 29, 2013 at 10:17am 10 Comments

I am currently playing in a Adult MSBL League In Westchester County NY and I am the primary catcher, and also pitcher for my team. Its the first time I am doing so in a few years because I was pushed out of the position when I went to high school and always felt the reasons were just not valid. I feel for certain positions yes a right handed player is better suited for it but I would like to hear your thoughts on this topic. Here is a link to an artical on the last professional left handed…


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At 11:54am on July 18, 2011, Kyle Grucci said…
Welcome to CheckSwing, Anthony!

CheckSwing is the largest baseball player and coach community on the planet. Enjoy the site and have fun making baseball connections. Among other things, you can join groups, publish your thoughts in your status, add a blog or discussion, and upload photos and videos. Visit The CheckSwing Batting Pages to have others evaluate your swing and/or pitching mechanics.

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At 10:31am on July 14, 2011, Bill Stanton said…
Anthony-  Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing! Have a great time making
new connections and talking baseball. Please invite any players and coaches that you know to join us as well. Enjoy!

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