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Grant Clifford liked L.A. "Skip" Fast's blog post Simplifying Command.
Nov 30
Grant Clifford liked Jack Perconte's blog post Sports Parents - What to do after games?
Nov 30
Grant Clifford commented on Jack Perconte's blog post Sports Parents - What to do after games?
"Henry-  How many games did you play in MLB? How many players have you coached who have played MLB? I'll bet everything that the answer is ZERO. Your comment has nothing to do with the topic of this blog post. "
Nov 30
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The Pure Swing - Proper Grip Size

"I like this video.  Good advice. Does anyone know the specifics on how to measure for grip size for baseball?"
Sep 24
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The Pure Swing - Proper Grip Size

Reggie and Ryan discuss the importance of the proper grip size and how it effects the entire geometry of the swing. www.thepureswing.com
Sep 24
Grant Clifford commented on Spencer Trayner's blog post Hitting approach
""Look to hit that certain pitch the ENTIRE at bat." I like this. I have never thought of it this way. Thanks for sharing your thoughts."
Sep 24
Grant Clifford liked Bill Stanton's blog post LLWS article- No “Integrity” Earned from USA Bats
Aug 27
Grant Clifford commented on Bill Stanton's blog post LLWS article- No “Integrity” Earned from USA Bats
"In the past, others on this site have called the USA bats a "cash grab" or a scam?  Do you still feel this way? Reading this article, it seems like LL was trying to give Easton an advantage as the big sponsor of LL but other…"
Aug 27
Grant Clifford commented on Bill Stanton's video
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How Good Am I? by Casey Weathers

"Wow.  Took serious guts for Casey to be this honest. I looked him up. Pitched at Vandy, 8th overall pick, traded, TJ surgery, cut, independent ball. Then retired after giving it one last go. It shows how good guys who stick in MLB are. "
Aug 7
Grant Clifford commented on The CheckSwing Clubhouse's blog post Star Spangled Banner Bat (tm) Flag Pole GIVEAWAY!
"I need one of these!"
Mar 17
Grant Clifford liked The CheckSwing Clubhouse's blog post Star Spangled Banner Bat (tm) Flag Pole GIVEAWAY!
Mar 17
Dr. Marc A. DiCarlo liked Grant Clifford's blog post Major League Baseball is really, really difficult
Feb 12
Robin Cox commented on Grant Clifford's blog post Major League Baseball is really, really difficult
"One reason players can't advance to the next level from the hitting perspective ..is they have harder time adjusting to the timing of pitches at higher level skilled pitching.  Timing is Everything and here is why it is so hard. The…"
Feb 12
John DeTringo commented on Grant Clifford's blog post Major League Baseball is really, really difficult
"Nice read.  I coach HS and travel baseball and played some low level Indy ball back in the day.  My son is currently playing on the #2 D2 school in the country.  I constantly tell people this... To play in HS you have to be one of the…"
Feb 12
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Major League Baseball is really, really difficult

Major League Baseball is really, really difficult — the Ryan Flaherty storyBy February 9, 2018 at 9:22 amThis is a rather odd column topic, I’ll admit. It’s one that probably can be easily criticized. I’ll accept that, too.It’s something I’ve thought…See More
Feb 12

Profile Information

Bats:
Left
Throws:
Left
Height:
5'11"
Weight:
210
Position(s):
P, OF
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
Pull hitter. I just grip and rip.
If you pitch, what type of pitcher are you... Power? Ground ball, Fly ball, Knuckleball?
Crafty lefty.
I currently:
Play Baseball, Enjoy watching games
Baseball Playing Experience:
Teeball, Little League, Babe Ruth, High School, American Legion, 18+, 30+
Baseball Coaching Experience:
None
Baseball Umpiring Experience
None
Softball Playing Experience:
Slow Pitch
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Eduardo Alfonzo. He was great with the Mets for a few years. Loved that he made such good contact and had a knack for getting big hits.
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Jamie Moyer. I loved that he was so effective by throwing slow and slower.

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Major League Baseball is really, really difficult

Posted on February 12, 2018 at 10:04am 2 Comments

Major League Baseball is really, really difficult — the Ryan Flaherty story

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From baseball to classroom, Tim Byrdak a major achiever

Posted on December 23, 2017 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Baranek: From baseball to classroom, Tim Byrdak a major achiever

Tony Baranek  Daily Southtown…
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From Boston to Bridgeport: The Drake Britton Story

Posted on October 5, 2017 at 8:56pm 1 Comment



From Boston to Bridgeport: The Drake Britton Story

October 5, 2017

https://www.barstoolsports.com/baseball/from-boston-to-bridgeport-the-drake-britton-story

Tonight the Boston Red Sox will play for another shot at a World Series championship.  A shot at another ring and the glory it represents. But one former…

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The Truth About the Draft

Posted on June 15, 2017 at 12:46pm 0 Comments

I don't know this guy but this is apretty good blog on the MLB Draft.

https://thehittingguy.com/blogs/the-daily-hitter/the-truth-about-the-draft

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At 5:06pm on November 25, 2013, Bill Stanton said…

Grant- Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing! I am the Founder of this baseball community and excited to have you with us. Have a great time making new connections and talking baseball. Please invite any players and coaches that you know to join us as well. Enjoy!

 
 
 

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