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Bill Stanton commented on Michael Richards's photo

M. Richards

"haha. just pull the left pant leg down a bit and lean the the side at all times."
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Michael Richards commented on Bill Stanton's blog post Eric Byrnes: Let Americans throw!
"This might very well be a situation where everybody is right to some degree.  The problem is that we (as parents, coaches, athletic trainers, and athletes) are trying to treat every athlete the same or put them all on the same throwing program…"
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Bill Stanton commented on Jonah Bayliss's blog post Teaching Pitching to a Young Athlete.
"This approach should be used with all kids, even the ones who do not want to be a pitcher because it will give them the proper foundation of throwing.  Every youth league coach should read this and put it to action with their players. I also…"
2 hours ago
John Roschella commented on Bill Stanton's blog post Eric Byrnes: Let Americans throw!
"Garret and Coach Richards might be on to something with the overuse.I've had the pleasure of coaching at the travel level for about the last decade. I've seen a small number of players with overuse injuries. I've seen coaches continue…"
3 hours ago
Simon Foster commented on Bill Stanton's blog post Eric Byrnes: Let Americans throw!
"Pitchers in Victoria (Australia) throw twice a week in summer (MAYBE) and once a week in winter in game situations, plus bullpens. I really haven't heard of any of them being restricted to pitch counts, but this may not necessarily be the case…"
7 hours ago

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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. :-)
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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The Diamond Dish Podcast: Bill Stanton Interview

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:36am 0 Comments

Back in November 2013, Jonah Bayliss joined us here on CheckSwing and jumped right in as a major contributor to our baseball community. I quickly became a big fan of his blog because he teaches pitching in a way that is smart and easy to understand. Already this season I have used his advice on the field with my players.

Jonah recently started doing a weekly podcast and was nice enough to invite me as…


Eric Byrnes: Let Americans throw!

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:50am 11 Comments

Let Americans throw!

With the recent announcement…


Great story: Chris Colabello Finds Comfort at the Plate

Posted on April 9, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

This is a fantastic story. Last season, I shared an article about Daniel Nava of the Red Sox and his persistence that led him to hitting over .300 in 2013 and winning a World Series ring.  This story about Chris Colabello not only tells his great story of persistence, but gives some great insight into the mind…


The MLB Approach To Hitting- Jim Parque

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 4:43pm 15 Comments

The MLB Approach to Hitting

04/08/2014 – Jim Parque

Anyone watch major league baseball? You know....that place where the best in the world compete on the biggest sporting stage on earth?

So, I got some questions:

Why do so many coaches teach their players things that do not exist in the big leagues? More so, why are there so many coaches…


ESPN Magazine article: "Hey, data data -- swing!

Posted on March 13, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

"Hey, data data -- swing!"

The hidden demographics of youth sports

Originally Published: July 11, 2013
By Bruce Kelley and Carl Carchia | ESPN The Magazine

COMPETITIVE YOUTH SPORTS may be as American as apple pie, but we know a lot…


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At 12:27pm on March 16, 2014, John Becker said…

Thanks Bill.  

You've been a great help.  

I appreciate all your efforts!


At 10:10am on February 12, 2014, John Madden said…
Thanks Bill. I've actually been subscribed to the checkswing newsletter for over a year. I love reading the posts you email. I finally got around to setting up my account here. Looking forward to more great content and contributing some myself as well. Thanks Bill
At 6:14am on January 30, 2014, Pelle Högström said…

Thank you Bill, hopefully I'll log on regularly and both post and read and learn... :p

At 9:23pm on January 21, 2014, Mike Riemer said…

Thanks Bill !

At 4:56pm on January 16, 2014, Desmond Jang said…

Bill, thanks for the welcome message.

I am glad to join CheckSwing network and I will recommend this community to coaches & players around me.

At 9:31am on January 3, 2014, Michael DEletto said…

Hey Mr Stranton

This Michael thanks for writing me.I live in Rochester NY.I play for Erie Community College

in my 2nd year. I see you have a young son also playing. Great to see. I see your also in NY. Are you close to western ny area.When you have time let me know and thanks again. Michael DEletto

At 11:13pm on January 2, 2014, Garret Felder said…

Thanks for the welcome, Bill. Definitely looking forward to diving into the community. I'm sure I will recommend the community to fellow coaches and players down the road.

At 12:13am on December 4, 2013, Jake Pulcheon said…

Thanks for the warm welcome and the invite,  this looks like a great site.

At 11:36pm on November 19, 2013, Scott Hanish said…
Thanks for the invite Bill!
At 9:59pm on October 21, 2013, Kyle Nelson said…

Thanks for the invite! It looks like a great community, and I look forward to learning and discussing baseball with people all over the country!


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