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Grant Clifford commented on Bill Stanton's blog post Born To Be A VandyBoy- The Life And Death Of Donny Everett
"Wow. Incredibly sad."
yesterday
Grant Clifford replied to Hondo Medellin's discussion Ask Coach Hondo
"Yes!  Rhythm, Timing and CONFIDENCE.  Good work here coach."
yesterday
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
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
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
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
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
Grant Clifford posted a blog post

The New Tommy John Surgery That Could Change Baseball

The New Tommy John Surgery That Could Change BaseballRAY GLIERMay 18 2017, 3:19pmFoto de Monica JohnsonFor nearly half a century, a UCL injury has meant complete elbow reconstruction for pitchers—and over a year of rehab. Thanks to an enterprising doctor and some very high-quality tape, that is finally changing.Dr. Jeff Dugas has scrubbed in for about 2,000 surgeries on the ulnar collateral ligament of the…See More
May 19
Grant Clifford posted a blog post
Jan 20
Grant Clifford's blog post was featured

The Mystery of the Vanishing Screwball

The Mystery of the Vanishing ScrewballHector Santiago of the Los Angeles Angels was sitting at a restaurant table in Glendale, Ariz., in March, holding an orange in his left hand. He formed a circle with his thumb and forefinger, then spread his remaining fingers around the fruit with half an inch between each one. He was demonstrating how he throws his screwball, which is the best in baseball mostly because nobody else has one.The secret, he said, is to exert no pressure with the pinkie or…See More
Dec 15, 2016
Grant Clifford posted a blog post

The Mystery of the Vanishing Screwball

The Mystery of the Vanishing ScrewballHector Santiago of the Los Angeles Angels was sitting at a restaurant table in Glendale, Ariz., in March, holding an orange in his left hand. He formed a circle with his thumb and forefinger, then spread his remaining fingers around the fruit with half an inch between each one. He was demonstrating how he throws his screwball, which is the best in baseball mostly because nobody else has one.The secret, he said, is to exert no pressure with the pinkie or…See More
Dec 15, 2016
Grant Clifford and Alex Rego are now friends
Nov 17, 2016
Grant Clifford commented on Bill Stanton's blog post Kris Bryant Takes Lessons From Ted Williams’s Batting Bible
"Great article."
Nov 16, 2016
Grant Clifford commented on Tracy Clark's blog post Teaching New Swing Patterns
"Great stuff guys.  Very interesting. Michael says, "multiple repetitions at a level of difficulty above and beyond game conditions"  The challenge here is getting players enough of these pitches. In a team setting it's…"
Nov 16, 2016
Grant Clifford posted a blog post

Is this the future?

MU uses technology to teach hittersBy Matt Nestor mnestor@columbiatribune.com | 815-1786 Oct 9, 2016The first time Missouri baseball assistant coach Dillon Lawson held a pitch-recognition training session, he looked at his players and realized they had no clue what they had just seen.Lawson loaded up a video of a pitcher from a batter’s-eye view. The hurler went into his wind-up, but just as he released the ball, the screen…See More
Oct 10, 2016
Kip Gross liked Grant Clifford's blog post States Adopting New Pitch Limits For High School Pitchers
Aug 16, 2016

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

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 11:10am 1 Comment

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

With 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:…

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The New Tommy John Surgery That Could Change Baseball

Posted on May 19, 2017 at 9:30am 1 Comment

The New Tommy John Surgery That Could Change Baseball…
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The Youth Obsession with the Shortstop Position

Posted on February 17, 2017 at 10:45am 0 Comments



The Youth Obsession with the Shortstop Position

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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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