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Baseball strategies : American Baseball Coaches Association

Author: Jack Stallings; Bob Bennett; American Baseball Coaches Association.
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of baseball's most appealing features is the decision making that takes place prior to and during each play. Baseball Strategies explains what to do, when to do it, and why in all facets of the game."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Stallings; Bob Bennett; American Baseball Coaches Association.
ISBN: 0736042180 9780736042185
OCLC Number: 50203866
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 347 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction, setting the stage for strategic baseball / Andy Baylock --
Determining the lineup and batting order / Richard "Itch" Jones --
Scouting and studying the opposition / Chuck Hartman --
Using signals for hitting and baserunning / Mike Gillespie --
Hitting strategy / Mark Johnson --
Baserunning strategy / Danny Hall --
Decision-making in specific offensive situations / Jack Stallings --
Shutting down hitters / Keith Madison --
Stopping baserunners / Bob Bennett --
Fielding the position / Geoff Zahn --
Working a game / John Winkin --
Handling pitchers / Steve Hertz --
Setting the line-up : positions 2-9 / Jim Morris --
Positioning / George Horton --
Defensive tactics / Bob Morgan --
Adjusting for different levels of competition / John Herbold --
Adapting the game plan for different situations / Dick Birmingham --
Playing the game the right way / Bobo Brayton.
Responsibility: Jack Stallings, Bob Bennett, editors.

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