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Increase Flexibility and Mobility

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"Thank you Bill! I look forward to being a part of the community!"
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Atlantic League Tryouts

Open Tryouts For Many Atlantic League Teams02/04/2016 3:38 PM -Players can earn a spot on an ALPB roster this season With the Atlantic League season beginning Thursday, April 21, teams have begun filling out their rosters. Many clubs will host open player tryouts at their home ballparks leading up to Opening Day. Following are the teams that have announced their open tryouts, with details on each event. This…See More
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"Win At All Costs" - 2016 Oregon State Baseball

"It's the perfect antidote to the current everyone gets a trophy malaise enveloping youth athletics. This is the other extreme, but if I have to pick one or the other, I choose this."
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"Win At All Costs" - 2016 Oregon State Baseball

"Michael-  what do you mean?  was it just too much?"
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Michael Paes commented on Bill Stanton's video

"Win At All Costs" - 2016 Oregon State Baseball

"The video started out great for motivation. Yes, you have to work the hardest and care the most, but then it started turning my stomach."
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Profile Information

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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Bill Stanton's Blog

For MLB scouts, it's getting harder to avoid force-out

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 10:00am 3 Comments

, USA TODAY Sports 11:07 p.m. EST January 14, 2016

Joe McIlvaine, the acclaimed two-time general manager who has been employed in professional baseball for 46 years as an executive or scout, suddenly can’t get a job.

Jeff Wren, 51, who has worked his…


Coaching From The Stands Is Confusing For Athletes

Posted on December 17, 2015 at 3:09pm 6 Comments

Kevin Eastman (@kevineastman) is Vice President of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Clippers. For the…


I Never Thought It Would End This Way

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 1:11pm 8 Comments

I don't know the writer of this blog. A friend sent it to me and I felt it was important to share with the CheckSwing community.  Definitely worth reading.


I Never Thought It Would End THIS Way


For anyone who has ever coached youth sports of any kind, from pee-wee to middle school, and even high…


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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

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    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 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!


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


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