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baseball training

March 23, 2018

How Professional-Level Strength and Conditioning Can Work for Your High School Baseball Team

{Sponsored} The majority of high school baseball players won’t become professionals. Some may play in college and a few might continue further and struggle to make it to the big leagues for years. If high school baseball coaches aren’t there to p...


August 3, 2015

SportsMed: Understanding baseball injuries

About 15 million people play baseball each year in the United States. Six million of these players are children in grades eight or below. A significant number of these ballplayers incur elbow injuries of some sort. The dominant arm is usually affe...


August 22, 2012

Vince Mancuso: Fundraising Secures Indoor Cage

  Vince Mancuso, Baseball  Inclement weather—a staple of Wisconsin’s environment—is no longer a hindrance to practice for the Arrowhead baseball program. That’s because one of the first initiatives of coach Vince Mancu...


October 2, 2009

Utilizing situational hitting to improve fielding, baserunning

How many times in a close game have you had a runner make a mistake on the bases that might have cost you a big inning? We always get upset by such things and wonder what they are thinking and what we could do about it. Our first thought: Have we ...


October 2, 2009

Urban Baseball

Boosting the Young Player’s Performance"I haven’t had a problem filling out a roster, but I have had a problem filling it with quality players. We can always find two or three players who can play with anybody, but getting a solid nine is...


October 2, 2009

Baseball: Turning your ‘throwers’ into pitchers

Finding kids with live arms usually poses a problem. At every level from the Little League to the big leagues, you can find young pitchers with the ability to do it, depending greatly on how they are coached. Many pitchers try to get by on vel...


October 2, 2009

The Priority System in Baseball

Who’s got the ball?A collision or near-collision between two outfielders, two infielders, or an infielder and an outfielder can prove costly during a ball game. It usually occurs between a pair of determined, aggressive players, who fail to hea...


October 2, 2009

The Joe Torre Story

The Yankees skipper has earned his pinstripes through 10 seasons in The BronxCOACH: We know that you were born and bred in New York City, graduating in 1958 from St. Francis Prep School in Brooklyn. What was your childhood like?TORRE: My childhood wa...