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Tag Plays on Stole Base Attempts

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with former Cincinnati Reds second baseman, Ron Oester. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Ron to explain how a second baseman should properly flip a double play ball to the shortstop.

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Double Play for a Second Baseman

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with former Cincinnati Reds second baseman, Ron Oester. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Ron to explain how a second baseman should properly flip a double play ball to the shortstop.

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Phil Norton’s Curveball

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Phil Norton. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Phil what is the secret behind his good curveball.

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How to Shut Down a Running Game

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Phil Norton. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Phil what he does to try to shut down a running game while he is on the mound.

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The Art of Catcher Framing

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with former big league catcher and Cincinnati Reds bench coach, Jerry Narron. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Jerry about the art of catcher framing.

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Bunting to Move a Runner to Third Base

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds special minor-league instructor, Ed Napoleon. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Ed about how to bunt with runners on first and second base to advance them to second and third base.

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The Lost Art of the Sacrifice Bunt

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds special minor-league instructor, Ed Napoleon. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Ed about the lost art of the sacrifice bunt.

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The Butcher Boy!

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds special minor-league instructor, Ed Napoleon. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Ed to explain the play commonly known as the “butcher boy” or the “slug bunt” where a batter acts like they are going to bunt, but pulls back and swings away.

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Direction to Home Plate

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Todd Jones. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Todd what it means to a pitcher to have a good direction to home plate.

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The Secret to a Good Curveball

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These classic baseball instruction videos come from back in 2004 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Todd Jones. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Todd what the secret is to his good curveball.

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