CheckSwing

The Premier Baseball Social Network for Players, Coaches, Scouts, and Umpires

Grant Clifford
  • Male
  • South Ozone Park, NY
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share

Grant Clifford's Friends

  • Alex Rego
  • Kip Gross
  • Bart Zeller
  • Bill Stanton
 

Leave It All On The Field.

Latest Activity

Dr. Marc A. DiCarlo liked Grant Clifford's blog post Major League Baseball is really, really difficult
Feb 12
Robin Rushing 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
John DeTringo liked Grant Clifford's blog post Major League Baseball is really, really difficult
Feb 12
Grant Clifford posted a blog post

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
Grant Clifford's blog post was featured

From baseball to classroom, Tim Byrdak a major achiever

Baranek: From baseball to classroom, Tim Byrdak a major achieverTony Baranek  Daily SouthtownTim Byrdak isn't a quitter.Twice during his…See More
Dec 24, 2017
Grant Clifford posted a blog post

From baseball to classroom, Tim Byrdak a major achiever

Baranek: From baseball to classroom, Tim Byrdak a major achieverTony Baranek  Daily SouthtownTim Byrdak isn't a quitter.Twice during his…See More
Dec 23, 2017
Grant Clifford posted a blog post

From Boston to Bridgeport: The Drake Britton Story

From Boston to Bridgeport: The Drake Britton StoryOctober 5, 2017https://www.barstoolsports.com/baseball/from-boston-to-bridgeport-the-drake-britton-storyTonight 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 Red Sox World Series champ – pitcher Drake Britton-  is at his home in Texas, fighting…See More
Oct 5, 2017
Bart Zeller and Grant Clifford are now friends
Jul 24, 2017
Grant Clifford commented on Bill Stanton's blog post Born To Be A VandyBoy- The Life And Death Of Donny Everett
"Wow. Incredibly sad."
Jul 22, 2017
Grant Clifford replied to Hondo Medellin's discussion Ask Coach Hondo
"Yes!  Rhythm, Timing and CONFIDENCE.  Good work here coach."
Jul 22, 2017
Grant Clifford's blog post was featured

The Truth About the Draft

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-draftThe Truth About the Draft As the 2017 1st Year Player Draft approaches. Many young boys & families throughout the country are excited. To date, I personally have had 96 MLB Draft Picks come out of my program. Twenty-Six made it to the Big Leagues, and I've seen…See More
Jun 15, 2017
Grant Clifford posted a blog post

The Truth About the Draft

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-draftThe Truth About the Draft As the 2017 1st Year Player Draft approaches. Many young boys & families throughout the country are excited. To date, I personally have had 96 MLB Draft Picks come out of my program. Twenty-Six made it to the Big Leagues, and I've seen…See More
Jun 15, 2017
Kenneth Shepherd commented on Grant Clifford's blog post These days in baseball, every batter is trying to find an angle
"Harper was killing it,  had an upward angle,  check his swing when his average really dropped,  he changed and was swinging down on the ball,  you could even see him practicing it on deck,  hopefully he has gone back to the…"
Jun 2, 2017
Grant Clifford posted a blog post

These days in baseball, every batter is trying to find an angle

These days in baseball, every batter is trying to find an angleWith increasingly sophisticated data available, major league hitters are focusing on getting the ball in the air.Interesting article: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/sports/mlb-launch-angles-story/Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner, put it another way: “You can’t slug by hitting balls on the ground. You have to get the ball in…See More
Jun 2, 2017
Pelle Högström commented on Grant Clifford's blog post The New Tommy John Surgery That Could Change Baseball
"A reconstrutive surgery of the elbow is not even an option here in Sweden and I have no recollection of a repair like this either, have a couple of former teammates and other players who could really have benefitted from this..."
May 22, 2017

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.

Grant Clifford's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Grant Clifford's Blog

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

Continue

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…
Continue

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…

Continue

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

Continue

Comment Wall (2 comments)

You need to be a member of CheckSwing to add comments!

Join CheckSwing

At 12:48pm on December 9, 2013, Bob Metts said…

Thanks for Joining RKM Enterprises Group" Compete 1 Pro "

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!

 
 
 

Get Your CheckSwing Badge !

Loading…

Events

Audio

Loading…

© 2018   Created by Kyle Grucci.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

-->