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Learn to Play Baseball - Baseball Lessons for Beginners


Pictures say a thousand words, especially when you're trying to learn a sport. Try these step-by-step pictorial lessons and one-sheet how-tos that provide easy introductions for beginners (and maybe a few refreshers for advanced players).

  • How To Hit Instructions on how to hit a baseball, from the stance to the follow through, with photos of Albert Pujols taking you through the steps.

  • How To Pitch Instructions on the grips and the tricks to throwing different pitches: Four kinds of fastballs, curveballs, sliders, splitters, changeups and even the diabolical knuckleball.

  • How To Bunt Instructions on how to take one for the team and move that runner into scoring position, with photos of major leaguers showing proper technique.

  • How To Field Grounders Instructions on how infielders can be in the proper position and field ground balls, with photos of one of the best defensive shortstops ever, 11-time Gold Glove winner Omar Vizquel.

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