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Robert H Bogdan
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  • Queensbury, NY
  • United States
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Profile Information

Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
5-10
Weight:
190
Position(s):
1B
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
Pull/Average
I currently:
Coach Baseball, Am a Hitting Instructor, Am a Pitching Instructor, Scout Softball
Baseball Playing Experience:
Little League, High School, American Legion, College, Independent
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Little League, High School, American Legion, College
Baseball Umpiring Experience
Little League
Softball Playing Experience:
Independent, Fast Pitch
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Ted Williams and Albert Pujous. The best of the best.
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Bob Gibson and Ramon Rivera. The best of the best.
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.):
Coached NYCBL
More About Me:
Coached 1500+ games 500 each at HS, Legion, College levels.
Presently assist coach at Skidmore College.

Robert H Bogdan's Blog

Hitting With 2 Strikes Advise

Posted on June 24, 2014 at 1:17pm 0 Comments

I once attended a hitting clinic by Coach Upshaw who had been Barry Bonds' hitting coach. An approach that I have found successful was discussed which he endorsed as one Barry used later in his career. Look middle and adjust, hitters can make an 81/2 inch adjustment but not a 17 inch adjustment when trying to battle with 2 strikes. The pitcher doesn't always have the command and you can't always be sure to anticipate the location based on a pattern. Many of our hitters find this approach…

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At 2:37pm on July 19, 2011, Kyle Grucci said…
Welcome to CheckSwing, Robert!

Congratulations on joining the thousands of other ballplayers, coaches, umpires, and scouts from all levels of the game around the globe!

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 9:40pm on July 18, 2011, Bill Stanton said…
Robert-  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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