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Tony Martin
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  • Cleveland, OH
  • United States
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Tony Martin commented on Thomas Bednark's group Barnstable Bat Company
"If I won these bats I would make them my team bats for my 25+ Men's team.  We are looking for bats that don't break once per game and we look for highest quality wood and I love the "unpainted" idea so you can see the grain."
Mar 23, 2012
Tony Martin and Compete1 Pro Custom Gloves are now friends
Mar 23, 2012
Tony Martin joined Thomas Bednark's group

Barnstable Bat Company

We would like discussion from hitters on wooden bat quality, model choices, wood specie preference and bat performance. As we all know the wooden bat marketplace is flooded with many brands and quality ranges .What is the best bat wood for you?
Mar 23, 2012
Tony Martin commented on The CheckSwing Clubhouse's group MSBL/MABL
"The Cleveland, OH MSBL is looking for 25+ players this summer.  Also accepting teams.  Go to and click on "Contact" to request more info.  "
Jan 25, 2012
Tony Martin posted a status
"If anyone wants to play in the 38+ Roy Hobbs tourney in Fort Myers, FL let me know. It is from October 23-29, wood bat. Plenty of P.T."
Oct 14, 2011
Tony Martin is now friends with Area51 Sports and Matt Myers
Nov 1, 2010
Tony Martin replied to BA Osgood's discussion Taking the first strike
"It is normal to take the first strike at younger ages because the pitching is so often inconsistant. You may take strike one and get four straight pitches far out of the zone. I like to take it on a case by case basis. If you know a pitcher or see…"
Oct 4, 2010
Tony Martin replied to Kyle Grucci's discussion Plate appearances, sacrifices, and at-bats in the group Grip N' Rip Club
"You only get the at-bat removed if a run scores. Remember, a Sac Fly does not go against your batting average, but it does however count against your On Base Percentage. The OBP formula adds in the SF when dividing it out. The thought being that you…"
Sep 20, 2010

Profile Information

P, 1B, 3B
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
Average - Power until 2 strikes, then a punch hitter.
If you pitch, what type of pitcher are you... Power? Ground ball, Fly ball, Knuckleball?
All offspeed and control
I currently:
Play Baseball, Coach Baseball
Baseball Playing Experience:
High School, 30+
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Softball Playing Experience:
Slow Pitch
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Manny Ramirez - The smartest dummy in baseball!
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Fausto Carmona - Changes speeds, keeps the ball down

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At 10:22am on October 30, 2008, Kyle Grucci said…
Welcome to CheckSwing, Tony!

Take a look around the site... among other things here, you can customize your own page, upload photos, audio, and videos, blog, and create group and team pages.

Will you please invite your friends, teammates, and fellow coaches to join? Just click HERE to do so. The more ballplayers the better!

We've also just recently added the LIVE "Clubhouse Chat" feature. You can chat publicly with CheckSwing community or privately with a friend. It's located on the right-hand side of all pages.

Also, you can use to track responses to events such as tryouts and tournaments. Your players can customize their pages as their baseball resumes and get free exposure in the growing baseball community. Let me know if you need any help setting things up.

Enjoy the site and have fun!

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