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Behind the Bleachers: The Anatomy of a Baseball Field

Behind the Bleachers: The Anatomy of a Baseball Field

posted on 18 Mar , 2023 in General by Chris Sloan

Baseball is a beloved American pastime, and baseball fields are at the heart of that tradition. They are where dreams are made, heroes are born, and memories are forged. In this post, we'll explore the features of a baseball field, take a look at some well-known historical college baseball venues and fields, and answer some frequently asked questions about baseball fields.

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What is a Contact Hitter in Baseball?

What is a Contact Hitter in Baseball?

posted on 17 Mar , 2023 in General by Chris Sloan

Baseball players who are contact hitters have a specific set of characteristics that distinguish them from other types of hitters. They are often smaller in stature, have quicker reflexes, and a good eye for the ball. Contact hitters focus on making contact with the ball instead of trying to hit it out of the park. They aim for base hits, bunts, and sacrifice flies to move runners around the bases. Contact hitters prioritize consistency over power and often have a high batting average with fewer strikeouts than power hitters.

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What is a Leadoff Hitter in Baseball?

What is a Leadoff Hitter in Baseball?

posted on 16 Mar , 2023 in General by Chris Sloan

Baseball is a sport of strategy, and one of the most important strategic decisions a team makes is selecting their leadoff hitter. The leadoff hitter sets the tone for the game and can have a significant impact on a team's success. In this post, we'll explore what a leadoff hitter is, how they are used strategically, and some of the best leadoff hitters in MLB history.

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What is a Pull Hitter in Baseball?

What is a Pull Hitter in Baseball?

posted on 16 Mar , 2023 in General by Chris Sloan

Baseball is one of the most popular sports in the United States, and major league baseball is known for its strategy, athleticism, and skill. One important strategy in baseball is pull hitting, which involves hitting the ball towards the same side of the field as the batter's dominant hand. In this blog post, we will explore what a pull hitter is, the mechanics of a pull hitter, the advantages and disadvantages of being a pull hitter, notable pull hitters in baseball history, strategies for pitching to a pull hitter, and answer some frequently asked questions like what is a pull hitter in baseball?

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