The purpose of this drill is to see how good a player watches the ball. The pitcher will call a color, and the batter can only swing at if it's the color the pitcher called and in the strike zone. It's a great drill you should try it out.
Best players to debut on the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot - January 16, 2018. ORLANDO HUDSON - More acclaimed for his second base defense than his offense, Hudson won four Gold Gloves and made two All-Star appearances during his 11-year career. He still held his own at the plate with a career .273 batting average and .341 on-base percentage.
Ed Delahanty / was known as one of the game's early power hitters from 1888 to Delahanty won a batting title, batted over three times, and has the fifth-highest batting average in MLB history He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in
Joe DiMaggio, (L) who was just voted to Baseball's Hall of Fame, passes on a few batting tips to Willie Mays, who's a slugger in his own right. Their meeting occurred at the 32nd Annual dinner of the Baseball Writers at the Waldorf Astoria tonight. Mays, Giant outfielder and last year's NL MVP, won the Scribes' Sid Mercer Award as 'Player of The Year.' His batting average last year was .345. He hit 41 homers and has a slugging average of .667.
In 1956 Mickey Mantle won baseball's Triple Crown. leading the majors with a batting average, 52 home runs, and 130 RBI. he also won three MVP awards, led the Yankees to 12 World Series, and was a 16 time All-Star.
April 1961 In his major league debut, Red Sox rookie left fielder Carl Yastrzemski singles off KC’s Ray Herbert in the team’s Opening Day loss at Fenway Park. Yaz will amass hits during his Hall of Fame career with Boston.