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The Rules of Baseball : How to Grip a Baseball

Hi I’m Ben I’m going to discuss some of the proper ways to hold a baseball and also to hold a baseball bat. It’s important to hold a baseball, you don’t want to hold it hard back in your hand like this, you want to hold it soft and you want to have a little […]

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Baseball Pitching : How to Throw a Curveball

Baseball Pitching : How to Throw a Curveball

Hello I’m John Riedling and today I’m going to show you how to throw a curve ball. The first thing in throwing a curve ball is having the right grip. Now there are different ways of gripping it but the important thing is keeping your fingers on the seam where you can have something to […]

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Softball Overview : How to Play Right Field in Softball

Softball Overview : How to Play Right Field in Softball

My name is Jill Weiss, and I’m going to tell you a little bit about, how to play right field. It’s just like with every out field position, you want to make sure that you’re always moving, so you can react to the ball. The right fielder is very important because they’re backing up first […]

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The Basics of Baseball : Types of Baseball Cleats

The Basics of Baseball : Types of Baseball Cleats

BEN GRAHAM: Every baseball player needs cleats. Now, you can play without a cleat, but it’s not very much fun, especially when you’re playing on a sandy surface like this. Some cleats come in high-top, some in low-cut. Personal preference. These are about a three quarter mid-cut, which is what I prefer. It provides good […]

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Baseball Pitching : How to Throw a Knuckle Curveball

Baseball Pitching : How to Throw a Knuckle Curveball

Hello, I’m John Riedling, and today I’m going to show you how to throw a knuckle curve ball. Knuckle curve ball is the same thing as a curve ball, the only difference is the grip. Now on a curve ball you have your finger on the seams, where you have something to throw against, and […]

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The Rules of Baseball : How to Make a Double Play in Baseball

The Rules of Baseball : How to Make a Double Play in Baseball

Alright, right now we are going to talk about double plays. Specifically, double plays where the second baseman comes up to make a pivot throw. What’s going to happen, the second baseman is going to be playing a lot further off the base than this but not too, you know maybe out about eight more […]

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Softball Overview : How to Buy a Softball Glove

Softball Overview : How to Buy a Softball Glove

Hi. My name is Jill Weiss, and I’m going to tell you a little bit about how to buy a softball glove. First thing you want to remember is that you are; when you go to look for a softball glove, you want the athlete to actually be there to try on all the different […]

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Softball Overview : How to Play Softball

Softball Overview : How to Play Softball

Hi. My name is Jill Weiss, and I’m going to tell you a little bit about the rules and concepts of how to play softball. First thing is is you have just to figure out the rules and regulations of softball. Depending on if you’re playing slow pitch, fast pitch, NSA, ASA, there’s all types […]

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The Basics of Baseball : The Infield in Baseball

The Basics of Baseball : The Infield in Baseball

BEN GRAHAM: Let’s take a walk around the infield. We’ll start out at first base. This is where it would normally be. Now, right now we’re filming this on a public baseball field and when there’s no organized games, they do remove the bases to prevent theft or damage from the weather or the elements, […]

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Baseball Pitching : How to Throw a Forkball

Baseball Pitching : How to Throw a Forkball

Hello I’m John Riedling and today I’m going to talk with you about throwing a fork ball. Throwing a fork ball is pretty much just a grip. It’s like throwing a fast ball but all you’re doing is just splitting your fingers just like that and that is how you grip a fork ball. The […]

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