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Rick Bundy
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  • Tucson, AZ
  • United States
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Profile Information

3B, SS
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
I currently:
Coach Baseball, Am a Hitting Instructor, Am a Baseball Author
Baseball Playing Experience:
Little League, High School, College
Baseball Coaching Experience:
High School
Softball Playing Experience:
Fast Pitch
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Tony Gwynn: He was always consistent and calm, taking a carefully thought out approach into every at bat, an approach that adjusted ,as needed ,within that at bat, pitch to pitch.
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Greg Maddux: It was never about the "gun". It was all about location and mental control.
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.):
Played in the Central Illinois Collegiate League for the Galesburg Pioneers in 1967.
More About Me:
I was hooked on baseball from that first game of catch with my dad, at age 5 or 6.
After retiring from teaching in 2003, I started my website, as a way to hopefully give back some of what had been provided to me by so many people.
2011 will be my 37th season coaching high school baseball, my 11th season with the Arizona Diamondback's Training Centers.

Rick Bundy's Blog

Old photo on glass negative

Posted on September 1, 2011 at 7:14pm 0 Comments

I received a picture from a reader on my site, asking for assistance identifying an old photo he has acquired.

I haven't been able to upload the photo to this blog; but it is live on my site at

Great picture.  With all the varied baseball…


Someone Is Always Watching

Posted on April 27, 2010 at 2:49pm 2 Comments

It was late spring and the occasion an important conference game at home. Our opponent, a perenial rival through whom the road to the State Tournament generally traveled. This year was no exception.

Entering the bottom of the 7th inning, trailing by 3 runs, we had managed to load the bases with 2 outs.

With our number 5 hitter coming to the plate, it was all on the line. Could…


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At 10:38pm on April 25, 2010, Kyle Grucci said…
Welcome to CheckSwing, Rick!

Enjoy the site and have fun making more baseball connections. Join your State Group, publish your thoughts in your status, add a blog or discussion, and upload some photos and videos. Please invite your current and former teammates to join the baseball player community here. Just click the "Enter Email Addresses" button on the Invite page.
At 8:42pm on April 25, 2010, Bill Stanton said…
Rick- 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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