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Which Tags are LEGAL and ILLEGAL?

Topics: tag attempt

The video helps you understand which tags are legal and illegal in Major League Baseball. This video defines what is a legal tag, discusses how the fielder must have secure possession of the ball in their glove, runners disengaging from the base, a runners momentum carrying them beyond the base, the no-touch no-tag call and…

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The Conduct of the Catcher at the Plate

Topics: Home Plate Collision

This video discusses the responsibilities of a CATCHER in regards to collisions at home plate – Rule 6.01 (i).  The rule is designed to prevent injury between the runner and the catcher, and both share responsibilities to avoid a collision. Rich Marazzi Rules consultant/analyst:  Angels, D’backs, Dodgers, Nationals, Orioles, Padres, Phillies, Pirates, Red Sox, Rangers,…

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The Conduct of the Runner at the Plate

Topics: Home Plate Collision

This video discusses the responsibilities of a RUNNER in regards to collisions at home plate – Rule 6.01 (i).  The rule is designed to prevent injury between the runner and the catcher, and both share responsibilities to avoid a collision. Rich Marazzi Rules consultant/analyst:  Angels, D’backs, Dodgers, Nationals, Orioles, Padres, Phillies, Pirates, Red Sox, Rangers,…

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Do or Die Plays at First Base

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds infield coach, Randy Whisler. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Randy about the most difficult plays at first base.

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Third Baseman Charging the Ball

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds infield coach, Randy Whisler. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Randy about a third baseman charging a ball and making the throw to first base.

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Infielder Making a Backhand Play

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds infield coach, Randy Whisler. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Randy about an infielder making a backhand play.

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The Basics of Fielding a Ground Ball

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds infield coach, Randy Whisler. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Randy about the basics of an infielder fielding a ground ball and the proper footwork.

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Catcher Calling a Pickoff Play

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds infield coach, Randy Whisler. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Randy about a pickoff play involving the catcher.

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The Timing Play to Pickoff a Runner

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds coaches Randy Whisler and Ed Napoleon. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh has them demonstrate the timing play to pickoff a runner.

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The Daylight Pickoff Play

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds coaches Randy Whisler and Ed Napoleon. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh has them demonstrate the “daylight pickoff play.”

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