Keys to become a Successful Baseball Pitcher

There are several factors to becoming a successful pitcher. Simply put, the most important factor is simply velocity. Let’s face it, no matter how accurate you are or how much baseball savvy you have, you will be pummeled if you can only throw a 70 mph fastball. So before anyone can even consider becoming successful […]

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The Possibility of Blowing a Bunt Foul

I know this is going way back, but it deals with an extremely peculiar play and seems to violate the laws of physics, so I’d like some confirmation that I didn’t just imagine it. Lenny Randle was an infielder who played in the 1970s and early 1980s. He’s best known for punching out his manager, […]

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Easy way to get our little leaguer ready for a new season

Springtime marks the start of baseball season, and Little League baseball is a great sport for your child to enjoy time with friends, learn teamwork and sportsmanship, and develop physical abilities like speed and coordination. Baseball, “America’s pastime” is a sport filled with nostalgia for many Americans. Of course, you want your little Babe Ruth […]

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Is Throwing A Changeup In Softball Hard Or Not?

When someone first starts playing the game of softball, they are focused on mastering the basic aspects of the game.  For pitchers, that usually means practicing day after day to throw hard, fast strikes straight down the center of the plate.  But once you manage to master that skill, you want to start adding strategy […]

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How to Throw a Knuckleball or Split Finger Fastball

The knuckle ball and the split finger fastball (the “splitter”) are two unique pitches that a very small “handful” of professional pitchers use primarily to fool batters during their time on the mound. These pitches are known to be so-called “bread and butter” pitches that certain pitchers use to almost perfection when the pressure is […]

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What is Curve Ball and How to Grip A Curve Ball?

I have personally seen only 2 great curve ball pitchers in my life.  They are Bert Blyleven and Sandy Koufax.  Blyleven threw his curve from what is known as the three quarter position, ie, the arm’s angle in relation to the pitch, thrown on a path from 1 o’clock to 7 o’clock.  Koufax came over […]

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