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Nov
4
2009

How to Hit a Baseball: The Landing

http://www.cobrabrigade.com/img/pujols.freak.jpgThis photo of Albert Pujols denting the baseball was sent in by friend of the site, Keith. I'm doubting this was a home run by Pujols but it certainly was a ball hit with a lot of force.

So now you've 'coiled and you're ready to 'land' your front foot in the batter's box. There are a million little things that can go wrong when you swing and this is another of those tiny, tiny things that can throw you completely off. It's no surprise that with so many movable parts and so many things that can go wrong during the process of a swing, that they say hitting a baseball is the hardest thing to do in sports. 


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Oct
21
2009
How to Hit a Baseball: The Coiling
I don't think you can pitch him one way. You can go in and out, up and down, and he makes the adjustment. You can get ahead in the count, and Suzuki still seems relaxed. He doesn't seem to have...
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Oct
14
2009
How to Hit a Baseball: What Are You Looking At?
Remember these two things: play hard and have fun - Tony GwynnMoving along now, this post should be short and sweet as I detail where a hitter should looking as the pitcher is throwing the ball. This is kind of...
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Oct
7
2009
How to Hit a Baseball: (Head)ing Where?
    During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played...
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Aug
20
2009
How to Hit a Baseball: Brief Hiatus
This was bound to happen but I apologize for not getting a new 'How to Hit' post up for you guys today. With the wedding and work stuff going on I haven't been able to fulfill my obligation. I'll try...
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Aug
14
2009
How to Hit Dictionary: 'Squish the Bug'
What a beautiful swing and a perfect example of 'squishing the bug'. Most people heard about 'squishing the bug' when they first learned how to hit. Squishing the bug is the rotating on the ball of the back foot after...
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