Catching 101

Author: Xan Barksdale
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 1463439598
Size: 46.83 MB
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CATCHING-101: The Complete Guide for Baseball Catchers is the most comprehensive book ever written for baseball catchers. It contains tips, drills, and proper mechanics that will help every catcher or coach better understand the most difficult position on the field. This book contains information on EVERY aspect of catching that Coach Barksdale has learned through his years of experience from coaching nationally ranked NCAA teams, and playing at almost every level from Little League to professional baseball. A few of the topics covered in CATCHING-101 are: • Receiving • Blocking • Catching Pop Flies • Throwing • Fielding Bunts • Plays at Home Plate • Drills • Pitchouts • Pass Balls/Wild Pitches • Giving Signals • And More! If you have been searching for a source with lots of high quality information about catching, this is the book for you! CATCHING-101 was written by Coach Xan Barksdale who is currently an NCAA Division I baseball coach and an ex-professional baseball player. Coach Barksdale played in the Atlanta Braves organization and has been a featured speaker at the prestigious ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association) national convention.

Baseball Field Guide

Author: Dan Formosa
Publisher: The Experiment
ISBN: 1615193294
Size: 33.66 MB
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Now in its third edition—a clear guide to the complete rules of baseball, updated in 2018! Admit it: Even if you’re a diehard fan of our national pastime, sometimes an umpire’s call can be a little baffling. And for newer fans, Major League Baseball’s nuanced rules—developed and revised over decades—can be downright perplexing. Now updated throughout with the latest changes, including the no-pitch intentional walk and “bona fide slides” for interferences on a double play, the Baseball Field Guide explains every rule in plain English: Rules that apply before, during, and after the game Equipment specifications and field requirements Duties of the coaches, managers, and umpires Rules for spectators (yes, they have rules, too!) The clearest explanation anywhere of the infamous Infield Fly Rule, and much more! Designed for quick and intuitive searches, this entertaining reference will help you understand every aspect of the game and add to your enjoyment of the sport.

Baseball 101

Author: George J. Martin
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595304559
Size: 35.65 MB
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A guide for beginning baseball enthusiasts, a how to for coaches and the basic fundamentals of each position the way it was taught in the beginning.

The Catcher S Handbook

Author: Conor Kelley
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476617228
Size: 73.10 MB
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The position of catcher in baseball requires a broad set of physical and mental skills. This handbook, by a former catcher, offers precise advice on everything one needs to succeed behind the plate at the high school, collegiate and professional levels. Drawing on real-life scenarios, it addresses nearly every situation a catcher could ever encounter. In addition to the mechanics of catching, blocking, picking, throwing, and catching pop-ups, topics include choosing the right gear; developing a relationship with the umpire; how to call a great game; when to call a pick-off; how to get runners out or keep them from advancing; making the tag at the plate; how to carry yourself like a team leader; injury prevention and other issues. With tips and drills designed to improve specific skills, this guide is indispensable for any catcher looking to up his game.

The Baseball Handbook

Author: Bernie Walter
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736039857
Size: 12.15 MB
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Presents advice on offense, defense, pitching, baserunning, physical conditioning, and practice for greater success on the field.

Baseball Prospectus Futures Guide 2019

Author: Baseball Prospectus,
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1732355576
Size: 77.48 MB
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FUTURES GUIDE 2019 features: - Detailed reports on top 10 prospects for every major-league team. - Condensed reports on many additional key prospects for each team. - Top talents 25 years old and younger for each team. - Baseball Prospectus’ 2019 organizational rankings. - Top 101 real-life and fantasy prospects. - Top 50 players who entered pro baseball in 2019. - Essays on prospect hype cycles and what scouting grades mean.

The Complete Handbook Of Baseball 1989

Author: Zander Hollander
Publisher: Signet
ISBN: 9780451158505
Size: 16.46 MB
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Scouting reports, profiles, stats, and hundred of photos make this the most complete volume of baseball ever. Includes a guide to buying and selling baseball cards.