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Bill Stanton's Discussions

Rawlings Heart of the Hide (2 gloves)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Schwindy Oct 3, 2016. 2 Replies

Marucci HTG series 11.5" glove- new

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Stanton Oct 3, 2016. 2 Replies

Harvard Park documentary

Started this discussion. Last reply by Grant Clifford May 6, 2016. 1 Reply

 

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Coach Paul commented on Bill Stanton's blog post Two coaches under investigation for allegedly hitting players with pitches
"If you want players to get experience getting hit by the pitch, have the pitching staff throw live BP ;-) Use tennis balls or wiffle balls to practice turning away from the inside pitch."
Mar 17
Mike Greene commented on Bill Stanton's blog post Two coaches under investigation for allegedly hitting players with pitches
"Amen Nick!!! The older I get the longer the bruises last too."
Mar 17
Nick Frese commented on Bill Stanton's blog post Two coaches under investigation for allegedly hitting players with pitches
"Dumb. The only value I can see in something like this is possibly teaching kids to turn AWAY from the pitches rather than into them — something I do way too often. That macho bullshit about "wearing one" comes from morons who have…"
Mar 17
Mike Greene commented on Bill Stanton's blog post Two coaches under investigation for allegedly hitting players with pitches
"I have to agree with the whomever the person was taking the video. I see nothing good that can come out of that drill. We hear "wear it" come out of dugouts and from coaches all the time, which in all honesty I do understand, but to…"
Mar 17
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Two coaches under investigation for allegedly hitting players with pitches

Two coaches under investigation for allegedly hitting players with pitchesBy  March 15, 2017Two Hardin Valley Academy (Knoxville, Tenn.) baseball coaches are under investigation by state and local authorities after they were accused of…See More
Mar 17
Lee Hill and Bill Stanton are now friends
Mar 15
Lee Hill left a comment for Bill Stanton
"Bill, Very excited to get involved with CheckSwing.  Turns out we have a good friend in common, Brad Barton., who told me about you. Would love to talk sometime. Lee"
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The Ride Home

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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
Little League, Babe Ruth, High School
Softball Playing Experience:
Slow Pitch
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
All Time= Ted Williams
Today= Mookie Betts, 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.
Website:
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Two coaches under investigation for allegedly hitting players with pitches

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At 7:24am on March 15, 2017, Lee Hill said…

Bill,

Very excited to get involved with CheckSwing.  Turns out we have a good friend in common, Brad Barton., who told me about you. Would love to talk sometime. Lee

At 8:42pm on November 12, 2016, James K. Smith said…

Thank you.  Looking forward to exchanging conversation and information with other coaches and players.

At 1:37am on September 28, 2016, Austin B Kline said…

Thank you Bill. I'm excited and looking forward to networking here in the baseball community.

At 9:31pm on July 20, 2016, Alex Rego said…

Thanks Bill glad to be here !

At 9:31pm on May 1, 2016, Bobby Byrd said…

Thank You Bill.

At 11:00pm on April 7, 2016, Casey Roche said…

Thank you Bill! Looking forward to talking baseball and learning as much as I can. Thanks for running the site.

At 1:36pm on March 7, 2016, Stephen Kozlowski said…

Hi Bill- thank you! I am fooling with the idea of playing for Men's league ball (25+) this summer.  I''ll be 31 March 22- is there any leagues you could recommend to me? thanks,

At 1:19pm on February 19, 2016, Bill Fitzpatrick said…

Thank you Bill! Looking forward to it. Spring is right around the corner and before you know it, it will be baseball season again. Can't wait!

Bill Fitzpatrick

At 3:01pm on February 10, 2016, Katie Anderson said…

Thank you Bill! I look forward to being a part of the community!

At 1:12pm on November 25, 2015, SARA ROSE THIBAUT said…

Thank you Bill. Can you provide me with any West Coast contacts for Womens Baseball?  I need to look for closer playing options. Since I turned 20, I am in a different group age wise and most play is being geared towards younger players.

Sara Rose

 
 
 

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