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Pitching to Jim Thome

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher Jimmy Haynes and catcher Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks each player how they prepare to face Jim Thome prior to the Phillies coming to town to face the Reds.  

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Breaking Ball Grip

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Ryan Wagner. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Ryan how he throws and grips his breaking ball.

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Pitcher Staying “On Top” of the Ball

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Scott Sullivan. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Scott about the phrase often used for pitchers about staying “on top” of the ball.

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Long Toss

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Scott Sullivan. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Scott about loss toss for pitchers.

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Holding Runners on Base

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Scott Sullivan. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Scott how he holds runners on base. The way that Scott holds runners on base might surprise you.

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How to Throw a Good Curveball

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Scott Sullivan. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Scott about how he throws his curveball as a sidearm pitcher.

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Relief Pitcher Getting Loose

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Scott Sullivan. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Scott about how a relief pitcher gets loose to prepare to enter a game in the late innings.

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The Catchers Box

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about what the catchers box is and what the catcher is supposed to during an intentional walk (prior to the new intentional walk rule).

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Catchers Putting Down Signs

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about how catchers put down signs for their pitchers and what tools they might use if a runner is on base to avoid them stealing signs.

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Catcher Throwing to Second Base

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about the proper way for a catcher to throw to second base.  

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