Kelly Stinnett

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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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The Catchers Box

Topics: Baseball Instruction

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

Topics: Baseball Instruction

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

Topics: Baseball Instruction

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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Catcher Reaction to a Sacrifice Bunt

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about how a catcher should react to a sacrifice bunt being laid down and the catcher’s role.

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Blocking Pitches in the Dirt

Topics: Baseball Instruction

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 block tough pitches in the dirt.

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Catcher Finding the Ball

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about how a catcher finds a ball that gets away from him and he doesn’t instantly see.

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Catcher Positioning for a Play at the Plate

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about how a catcher should properly position themselves for plays at the plate.

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Blocking the Plate

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about how to properly block the plate like a big league catcher.

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