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Suicide Squeeze

""I'll tell you one sign the hitter is never gonna miss. The swing as hard as you can sign.""
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Suicide Squeeze

In this episode of Domingo Ayala's Theory of Beisbol Domingo discusses the risky suicide squeeze play. Is the risk in the play itself? Or is the risk in disa...
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Bill Stanton commented on Damon Norris's blog post Catcher's Question
"Damon-  How old is your son?  I prefer the hockey style mask/helmet for youth players."
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Bill Stanton replied to Ralph White's discussion Pitching and Catching in the same game
"I'm not sure the coach needs to be replaced. I'm sure Shawn's son loves helping his team win...  but it's still not a good idea for him to pitch after catching.  I would hope that if Shawn asked the coach not to do…"
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Bill Stanton commented on Will Laurence's blog post How To Get A Job In Independent Baseball
"Interesting article about failed Indy leagues.  Is it even possible to make this work from a business standpoint? http://indyballisland.com/2015/07/27/so-you-want-to-start-an-indy-league-the-season-that-wasnt-2015-edition/"
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"Love this!"
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Art Bibar and Bill Stanton are now friends
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Lee Lowenfish left a comment for Bill Stanton
"Thanks for the warm welcome Bill - I am still feeling my way in cyberspace - my main contribution so far is a weekly to bi-weekly blog at leelowenfish.com    Will be back to you soon. Precious time of year with baseball the main news in…"
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Profile Information

Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
6'2"
Weight:
230
Position(s):
1B, OF
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
high average hitter with gap power. can turn on an inside pitch at times, but prefer to stay up the middle and right center
If you pitch, what type of pitcher are you... Power? Ground ball, Fly ball, Knuckleball?
Very good batting practice pitcher. I can really hit my spots from 45 feet. :-)
I currently:
Play Baseball, Coach Baseball, Enjoy watching games, Am a Baseball Parent
Baseball Playing Experience:
Little League, Babe Ruth, High School, American Legion, 18+
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Little League, High School, College
Baseball Umpiring Experience
High School
Softball Playing Experience:
Slow Pitch
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
All Time= Ted Williams
Today= Evan Longoria, David Ortiz, Miguel Cabrera, Giancarlo Stanton, Bryce Harper, Joey Votto, Mike Trout
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Pedro Martinez. He could get you out so many different ways, he is a competitor and wasn't afraid to throw inside when needed. :-)
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.):
Currently coaching my son, Chase and enjoying helping the kids.
More About Me:
I have coached at the high school and college levels. Now I focus my baseball efforts on coaching my son, Chase and the kids from his leagues. I enjoy seeing them have fun playing, improving and developing a love of baseball.


I love going to the ballpark (any park), get there early to watch batting practice and infield practice.
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Little League, Big Trouble

Posted on July 13, 2015 at 12:30pm 5 Comments

Little League, Big Trouble

Jackie Robinson West whistleblower Chris Janes pays the price

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Stretching Scholarship Dollars Key To College Success

Posted on June 24, 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Stretching Scholarship Dollars Key To College Success

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Economics take toll on talent pool in MLB

Posted on June 15, 2015 at 11:53am 14 Comments

Economics take toll on talent pool in MLB

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The (fake) Prospect

Posted on June 10, 2015 at 4:59pm 0 Comments

This is a very interesting article.

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Montaous Walton, now 29 years old, says his story should be titled "The Dream Chaser" and in a sense, that would be right, but only almost. There are other titles one could choose, names given Montaous by others, like "The Fraud," or "The Con Artist"—but those wouldn’t be quite right, either.

Many of us have known boys like Montaous, or even have been a boy like Montaous, a boy with a dream to play baseball. On…

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Coaches. Ethics. Rule Interpretation. Decisions.

Posted on June 9, 2015 at 12:00pm 8 Comments

Here's a situation I encountered recently.....

8U travel baseball game. It's the 2nd game of a doubleheader. The scenario/dispute is around pitching limits. In our league, a pitcher is only allowed to throw three innings per weekend. Those three innings can be in one game or split across both games of a doubleheader.

Here's the exact rule from our league rulebook:

SPRING & FALL ONLY: 8u, 9u pitchers may only pitch 3 innings per…

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At 5:31am on July 26, 2015, Lee Lowenfish said…

Thanks for the warm welcome Bill - I am still feeling my way in cyberspace - my main contribution so far is a weekly to bi-weekly blog at leelowenfish.com    Will be back to you soon. Precious time of year with baseball the main news in sports but football training camps lurk. Whoever said "baseball is what this country used to be, football is what it has become" certainly said a mouthful.  YIBF (Yours In Baseball Forever), Lee

At 5:02pm on July 22, 2015, Nelson Gord said…

Do you want a free Zepp sensor? Please register and attend this webinar ASAP!https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4313930940449612289

At 8:01am on June 14, 2015, Larry Cicchiello said…

Thanks very much for the Happy Birthday wish Bill...greatly appreciated.

At 5:25pm on June 10, 2015, Al Figone said…

Thank you kindly, Bill!

Al

At 5:24pm on June 10, 2015, Al Figone said…

At 10:27am on May 28, 2015, Charlie Keeling said…

sorry couldnt pull that off we are having fathers day tournament if your interested. we enjoyed playing with your 12u team some of the other teams were likely stacked with their allstars, which is unfortunate 

At 11:52am on May 1, 2015, Khristian Geraci said…
Thanks for the invite. I was wondering if you had any tips on promoting a tournament I'm hosting here in Pittsburgh. I'd like to bring in outside teams for it July 4th weekend!
At 12:08pm on April 7, 2015, Christian C Lyall said…

Thank you Coach for accepting me into this community.

At 11:17am on January 30, 2015, Thomas Bednark said…

Well after this mega snow storm we are getting the 2015 season orders in the"to be filled" order rack. All the ball fields around the Cape have two to three feet of snow on the level upon them. Spring will be here soon,training starts in three weeks. Tom Barnstable Bat Company

At 12:17am on January 23, 2015, Dan D said…

Thanks Bill!

 
 
 

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