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Throwing Soft Toss to a Hitter

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds hitting coach, Tom Robson. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Tom about throwing soft toss to a hitter and the different ways this can be done.

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Batter Finishing Swing

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds hitting coach, Tom Robson. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Tom about a batter finishing a swing properly and what he calls the “front leg knee snap.”

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Simple Batting Stance for Little Leaguer

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds hitting coach, Tom Robson. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Tom what is the most simple batting stance is to teach a little leaguer and proper hand positioning at the plate.

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Timing for a Hitter

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds hitting coach, Tom Robson. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Tom about a hitters timing and what techniques might be used to help a hitter out.

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Changeup Grip

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, John Riedling. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Riedling about his changeup grip and what makes it effective.

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Plays at the Plate

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with MLB umpire Jim Reynolds. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Jim about the different types of plays at the plate and what umpires are looking for on those plays.

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What is the Strike Zone?

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with MLB umpire Jim Reynolds. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Jim to explain what the strike zone is.  

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The Conversation Between Catchers and Home Plate Umpires

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with MLB umpire Jim Reynolds. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Jim about the conversations that go on between catchers and home plate umpires during the game.

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How to Throw a Changeup

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Chris Reitsma. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Reitsma how he throws his changeup and what makes it effective.

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When to Call Up a Player from the Minors

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds farm director, Tim Naehring. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Tim how they know when it’s correct right time to call up a player from the minor leagues.

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