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Ken Jacobi
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  • Stamford, CT
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Bats:
Left
Throws:
Left
Position(s):
OF, DH
I currently:
Am a Baseball Author
Baseball Playing Experience:
Little League, High School, AAU, College
Baseball Coaching Experience:
None
Baseball Umpiring Experience
None
Softball Playing Experience:
None
More About Me:
Hi, my name is Ken Jacobi. I am currently 24 years old and reside in Stamford, CT. Now almost 2 years removed from the college baseball game I have attempted in this book to share my insider's view into the world of college baseball. When I began to reflect on my four years at Binghamton University, I realized that I had a very important story to share. It seems that every year I read great stories about the top college and professional athletes who have had super-successful seasons/ careers. Every blog has the top 100 list of some category, every book is about the guy who signed for a million dollars and every news clip talks of how Joe Schmo has set a new record. But the fact is that 99.9% of the athletes (and non-athletes) never make any national stories. Most have to simply fight and battle every day just to be their own success story.... This book is my "success story". Over the course of 300+ pages I describe the full college experience, from getting recruited, to showing up for my first class in the fall, to the "big game", and finally to saying goodbye to baseball. Throughout it all, I recount my happy times, I share my low points, and I reveal my most vulnerable of times as well. I hope you enjoy this story, but more importantly I hope you are able to gain something by reading about my college experience and how I learned to adjust by "Going with the Pitch".
Website:
http://www.goingwiththepitch.com/

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Yanks are being spiteful

Posted on August 9, 2016 at 8:24pm 5 Comments

With CCU as National Champions the season has now moved to the lull before the (fall) storm... we can talk some Yankees. I saw this great article and was curious on people's thoughts... are the Yankees being "sore-losers" here?…

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Fomer College Baseball player: New Book on my experience playing Division I baseball

Posted on May 18, 2011 at 6:32pm 0 Comments

Hello, my name is Ken Jacobi. I wanted to introduce myself tonight and let everyone know in this community about a new book I just wrote about my experience playing college baseball. The book is titled "Going with the Pitch: Adjusting to Baseball, School, and Life as a Division I College Athlete.



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At 8:41pm on June 17, 2011, Sawyer Bowen said…

This website is one of the best around to connect with athletes. I am from Lebanon,VA and I am an upcoming senior at Lebanon High School. As you know, this summer is very important to get exposure and have coaches watching you. I play on as traveling team out of Blountville,TN and we play in some showcase tournaments while others are less exposure. I have a few coaches looking at me so hopefully I can make a good impression. What position did you play at Binghamton? I had a penpal who played basketball at Albany University and I kept up with the American East a lot when he played.

At 4:34pm on May 24, 2011, Kyle Grucci said…
Welcome to CheckSwing, Ken!

CheckSwing is the largest baseball player and coach community on the planet. Enjoy the site and have fun making baseball connections. Among other things, you can join groups, publish your thoughts in your status, add a blog or discussion, and upload photos and videos. Visit The CheckSwing Batting Pages to have others evaluate your swing and/or pitching mechanics.

Also, create a CheckSwing Group for your team or league and invite your friends and teammates to join you on CheckSwing!
At 9:36am on May 19, 2011, Bill Stanton said…
Ken-  Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing! 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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