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"I agree with this article. That's why I will never change the way I pitch. I will adjust according to the batter's tendencies, but other than that, I wil not change the way I pitch. "
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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, Josh Hamilton, Miguel Cabrera, Giancarlo Stanton, Bryce Harper, Joey Votto
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.):
Starting up an 8U Travel Ball team in the Fall of 2014.
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.
Website:
http://www.checkswing.com

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The real reason pitchers get injured

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 10:30am 20 Comments

The real reason pitchers get injured

August, 13, 2014
Matt Buschmann AP Photo/Gregory…
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Mike Schmidt: Today's hitters don't want much help

Posted on August 9, 2014 at 5:00pm 7 Comments

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…

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The 100-mph-throwing art school kid

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

The 100-mph-throwing art school kid: An incredible story of a scouting find

Jeff Passan
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What it’s like to live and play in the Cape Cod League

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:38am 2 Comments

What it’s like to live and play in the Cape Cod League



They all have a room with a view of the big leagues.…

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With veterans in mind, N.J. American Legion baseball battling to stay alive

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 11:58am 1 Comment

With veterans in mind, N.J. American Legion baseball battling to stay alive

Matthew Stanmyre/The Star-Ledger By Matthew Stanmyre/The Star-Ledger

updated July 03, 2014 at 11:56 PM…
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At 11:20pm on August 4, 2014, Robin Mackey said…

Thanks for taking me in.  It's fantastic that such a site is now available.  I'm looking forward to taking part in it.  

At 2:01pm on July 31, 2014, Jose María said…

Thank you for your help Mr. Stanton, I really appriciate your invitation to this site, I think is ecceptional and a good place for everyone interested in the world of baseball.

I hope to make good connection in this site.

JJ

At 11:33am on July 11, 2014, Gordon A. Moccio said…

Thanks Bill, I will definitely pass this along to all my Managers and Coaches

Gordon

At 9:44am on July 5, 2014, Brian Burke said…

Thank you Bill for adding me to such a great site. I have a 10 year old boy who has been playing now for 7 years and he loves the game and playing it. Right now he is in a travel team and soon fall ball before taking a 3 month break for basketball. Have a great summer, Brian

At 2:33pm on June 17, 2014, Sonny Haight said…

Thank you for the opportunity to be part of such an amazing group. I look forward in sharing and serving any way possible.

At 11:03am on June 13, 2014, Larry Cicchiello said…

Thanks very much for the happy birthday wishes Bill!

At 6:06pm on June 12, 2014, Kip Gross said…
Bill, good couple of weeks for new members
At 8:12pm on June 8, 2014, Thomas Cahill said…

Bill:

Glad to meet you. I'm looking forward to exchanging in some interesting give & take.

I've been involved in coaching since 1971 at the JV & varsity high school levels. I have

also coached in Connie Mack & Stan Musial summer ball. I'm always ready to learn. 

At 4:34pm on May 28, 2014, Pelle Högström said…

Hey Bill, how'd you get that picture of a guy in blue jersey hitting on the top headliner? It's a teammate of mine, he's wearing white and green nowadays though, much better looking... :p

At 11:54am on May 22, 2014, Kip Gross said…
 
 
 

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