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Effective Second Baseman Mechanics

FINISHING DOUBLE PLAYS
Average Arms/Beginning Players

Position - behind second base... Feet/Chest - parallel with third base... Hands - separated in front of the chest always staying above the chest... Thumbs - pointed in on both hands... Action - right foot replaces the left foot near the bag, the left foot moves over the bag... Throw - quick throw to first... Feet - gets the player in the air to avoid sliding runners.

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FINISHING DOUBLE PLAYS
Advanced/Strong Arms
Position - Right Foot near the front corner of second base, Left Foot on the first base side of second base... Hands - catch the ball on the left side of the chest... Knees - bent... Action - Left Foot steps forward as the hands separate to throw the ball... Throw - after catching the ball, the hands move the ball from the glove to the throwing hand releasing the ball as the left foot steps forward... Hands - stay above the chest while finishing the double play.



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In this 8 panel brochure, Baseball Parents, Developmental League Coaches and Self-Coached Players discover these detailed second baseman mechanics ...

  • fielding ground balls,

  • throwing a baseball,

  • beginning double plays,

  • finishing double plays,

  • catching fly balls,

  • tagging,

  • playing cut-off and

  • rundowns.

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