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There's always innovation in baseball. Some tools are useful. Some are not.
What is some baseball stuff that you like? It can be gear, clothing, gadgets or any kind of training tools.
I'll start. I like the BackSpin Tee and LineDrive Pro Trainer. Both are useful hitting tools that I find help players improve. I'm not connected to these companies in any way.
Please chime in with your recommendations. This can help many parents, coaches and…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on November 7, 2018 at 2:54pm — No Comments
Added by Bill Stanton on October 10, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments
In the middle of it all, the entire, emotional ordeal that would come to define his career, in the midst of the literal storm that was drenching the Eastern Seaboard on the afternoon of Sept. 5, 2006, and the perfect, figurative one that was conspiring at that moment to make him the…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on August 31, 2018 at 2:44pm — No Comments
I do not know Dustin Lind but greatly appreciate the time and effort he has put in while accumulating the hundreds of videos in this library. Actually, thousands of videos when you consider there are several videos of most players in each folder. This is a tremendous resource for any player, coach or parent.
Be warned, you may end up spending hours watching…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on April 17, 2018 at 12:56pm — No Comments
This is very interesting. The Library of Congress digitized thousands of scouting reports written by Branch Rickey from 1951-1964.
The approximately 1,750 baseball scouting reports from the 1950s and 1960s presented here are part of the papers of Branch Rickey (1881-1965), best known as the executive…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on April 3, 2018 at 1:52pm — No Comments
Organizations are being mandated to switch to bats that perform like wood, which make hit balls slower. But it's a whole new expense.…
Added by Bill Stanton on March 22, 2018 at 11:28am — No Comments
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This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's April 2 issue, The Dominant 20.…
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A friend sent me this article:…Continue
Found this article by CheckSwing member, Kevin Wilson. It's well written and informative.
Added by Bill Stanton on June 5, 2017 at 2:23pm — No Comments
By: Jeff DiVeronica, Democrat and Chronicle | May 30, 2017
During the social media presentation Scott Fitch has been asked to…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on May 30, 2017 at 9:12pm — No Comments
Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, gave this speech Saturday on the occasion of Yale's Class Day.
Thank you... thank you. It appears we have some Cub fans here today. Alright, let’s get right to it then: how many of you are Cub fans? How many are Red Sox fans? how many are Yankee fans? I see. Yankee fans, the exits are located on either side toward the back... you can just head right out Phelps Gate!
President Salovey, Heads of…Continue
Added by Bill Stanton on May 26, 2017 at 9:47pm — No Comments