THE VIEW FROM 400 FEET

This article was written by Nick Millspaugh. Nick played D-1 Baseball at IPFW in Fort Wayne, IN. He finished his collegiate career at Indiana Wesleyan University alongside Atlanta Braves’ starting RHP Brandon Beachy. In a world where many of us are so reliant on our devices, we so easily dismiss the importance of the intangible. With…

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PARENTS: EVALUATING YOUR SON

One of the hardest things to do as a parent is to look at your son and give him an unbiased evaluation. Everyone thinks that their son is special and that he is going to be the next Albert Pujols. This, however, is not the case and the better and more honest evaluation you can…

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SHOULD A COACH CALL PITCHES?

I always believed that I was the only one who really knew what pitch I had confidence in throwing at that particular time.  I believed if I was prepared as far as knowing the scouting report, I had a better chance of pitching well, because I could control the tempo of the game and not…

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TIP: CLEAR YOUR MIND IN BETWEEN PITCHES

Between each pitch, there are anywhere from fifteen to twenty seconds, sometimes longer, before the next pitch is delivered. The pre-pitch routine, once an infielder becomes efficient at it, should only take about five seconds to complete. That leaves the infielder with about ten to fifteen seconds to clear his mind before getting ready for the next…

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