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Bill Stanton's Discussions

Rawlings Heart of the Hide (2 gloves)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Schwindy Oct 3, 2016. 2 Replies

Marucci HTG series 11.5" glove- new

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Stanton Oct 3, 2016. 2 Replies

Harvard Park documentary

Started this discussion. Last reply by Grant Clifford May 6, 2016. 1 Reply

 

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Stealing First Base?

Atlantic League to experiment with batters “stealing first base”By Craig Calcaterra  Jul 10, 2019, 11:03 AM EDTPeople often joke about fast guys who can’t hit by saying “you can’t steal…See More
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Bill Stanton liked Jack Perconte's blog post Dusty Taught Me to "Think 4"
Jun 28
Wes Hazlett left a comment for Bill Stanton
"Thanks Bill. You've ran this site for a long time. Well donei."
Jun 26
Wes Hazlett and Bill Stanton are now friends
Jun 26
Bill Stanton commented on The CheckSwing Clubhouse's group Wood Bat Makers
"Thanks, Chris. I'm all for using wood especially in a USA bats/BBCOR world, but it's hard to justify a wood bat for nearly $200."
Jun 18
Bill Stanton commented on Anthony Vontobel's photo
Jun 18
Bill Stanton joined Wes Hazlett's group
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DK Baseball is comprised of a group of current and former collegiate and former professional baseball players joined together to promote strong character on and off the diamondDK Baseball has produced seven Diamond King Award presentations with the gracious support of teams within the Northwoods League,  partnering restaurants, baseball clubs, and other tremendous organizations.Since 2012, 26 Minnesota high school varsity baseball players have been honored for their demonstration of strong…See More
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Profile Information

Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
6'2"
Weight:
230
Position(s):
1B, OF
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
high average hitter with gap power. can turn on an inside pitch at times, but prefer to stay up the middle and right center
If you pitch, what type of pitcher are you... Power? Ground ball, Fly ball, Knuckleball?
Very good batting practice pitcher. I can really hit my spots from 45 feet. :-)
As I get older, it's more like 30 feet!
I currently:
Play Baseball, Coach Baseball, Am a Hitting Instructor, Play Wiffleball, Enjoy watching games, Am a Baseball Parent
Baseball Playing Experience:
Little League, Babe Ruth, High School, American Legion, 18+
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Teeball, Little League, High School, College
Baseball Umpiring Experience
Little League, Babe Ruth, High School
Softball Playing Experience:
Slow Pitch
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
All Time= Ted Williams and David Ortiz
Today= Mookie Betts, Miguel Cabrera, Giancarlo Stanton, Bryce Harper, Joey Votto, Mike Trout
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Pedro Martinez. He could get you out so many different ways, he is a competitor and wasn't afraid to throw inside when needed. :-)
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.):
Currently coaching my son, Chase and enjoying helping the kids.
More About Me:
I have coached at the high school and college levels. Now I focus my baseball efforts on coaching my son, Chase and the kids from his leagues. I enjoy seeing them have fun playing, improving and developing a love of baseball.


I love going to the ballpark (any park), get there early to watch batting practice and infield practice.
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Bill Stanton's Blog

Stealing First Base?

Posted on July 10, 2019 at 2:25pm 0 Comments

Atlantic League to experiment with batters “stealing first base”

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Perfect Game- New Texas HQ- $800 million project

Posted on April 19, 2019 at 12:20am 1 Comment

Huge news in the world of amateur baseball.

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Plans are in motion for Hutto’s (TX) first indoor sports and event center. The 300,000-square-foot arena will seat 13,000 people and is planned as part of a mixed-use complex with office space, commercial, residential and retail components.

The development is tied to baseball scouting organization Perfect Game’s April 18 announcement to relocate its national headquarters to…

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Time has come for Japan to consider burden placed on young arms

Posted on February 26, 2019 at 5:04pm 0 Comments

Time has come…

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5 Lessons I've Learned as a Student-Athlete (by Jeremy Johnson)

Posted on January 1, 2019 at 11:19am 0 Comments

5 Lessons I've Learned as a Student-Athlete

  • Published on December 30, 2018

Jeremy Johnson

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/5-lessons-ive-learned-student-athlete-jeremy-johnson/

College hit me hard. When I got my class schedule and saw that I only had 3 classes on Monday,…

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State of Baseball- Alex Bregman & ARod

Posted on December 16, 2018 at 10:40pm 1 Comment

This is fascinating to watch.

Alex Bregman held a round table discussion with A-Rod and other Major Leaguers to discuss the current state of baseball.
The State of Baseball - Round Table Participants:
Alex Rodriguez - New York Yankees…
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At 1:18am on June 26, 2019, Wes Hazlett said…

Thanks Bill. You've ran this site for a long time. Well donei.

At 7:03pm on October 2, 2018, HENRY WALTHAM said…

BILL, DID MY SUNDAY BASEBALL POSTING GET DELEATED? HENRY 781 891 0621

At 9:27am on September 30, 2018, Derek Couture said…

Bill, thanks for doing this group.... I really like the format and the information you provide here

At 6:25pm on March 8, 2018, Brian Toronto said…

Thank You Bill

Wish I had known about this site sooner as I am heavily entrenched in baseball and related ventures. Coming soon a revolutionary throwing training system I’ve got about 30 years of study into. What it teaches and how I came to discover it is only half of the picture because this information and device refines the highest level MLB player or can establish a young kid in minutes. I hope to debut it here.

Bill contact me offline if you could.

At 8:50pm on February 21, 2018, John Marletta said…
Can I advertise for players here? If so how
At 3:00pm on February 17, 2018, Waite Adam Wilmore said…

Thanks Bill!

At 12:16pm on December 7, 2017, Ryan Ford said…

Thanks Bill. I forward to seeing what I can contribute. If there is anything I can do for you just reach out.

Ryan Ford

At 11:45pm on December 2, 2017, Bill Rogan said…

Thanks Bill. I think I'm gonna like this website. 

At 6:22pm on December 1, 2017, Ruben Febus said…

Thank you kindly Bill for having me,it is an honor.

At 8:27am on December 1, 2017, Joe Murphy said…

Thanks Bill, appreciate it

 
 
 

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