How to play baseball well

Baseball is not a new game but not many people know and play it as regular sports. The truth that baseball should be highly recommended for everyone because it brings a lot of benefits for both fitness and health.

If you want to discuss more information about steps to start baseball effectively, you should follow our article. We will share basic steps of hitting, base running, throwing and even fielding as a pro player. Following it then you can start this game well and simply.

Note: a small tip that you should read the rules of baseball in advance before following our instructions. You need to overview about this game clearly then understand some definition and rule of game.

Step 1: What you need to prepare

Firstly you need a partner to play with you.

Then you also prepare a baseball glove, ball and bat. There are many size of bat which you should choose it properly with your hand. It’s easy to handle it. In addition, you should also use a tennis ball or plastic ball fluently to adapt this game. When you are fluent, you can change a real baseball to increase your level.

Step 2: How to throw

Throwing is a necessary skill for anyone when playing baseball.

Firstly, you stretch your distance then throw ball to your partner. You should avoid to throw it under hand or arm at least 10-15ft apart. Try to throw it to your partner’s position so that at the end of the throwing, your arm is pointing at person whom you are targeting baseball to.

The truth that this action will be continuous to transact between partners each other. Or you will be lost the ball by the opponents.

For new comer, it’s better to practice it within 3 to 4 times. You will improve throwing skills better for the next time.

The list of Minnesota Twins draft picks

The Minnesota Twins is a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They play in the Central Division of the US Federation.

Minnesota Twins Ride To Best Record With Record Power Production

This article will summarize the Twins picks in this team’s career!

YearNamePositionSchool (Location)Pick
1965Eddie LeonShortstopUniversity of Arizona9
1966Bob JonesThird basemanDawson, Georgia20
1967Steve BryeThird basemanSt. Elizabeth High School17
1968Alex RowellOutfielderLuther College16
1969Paul PowellOutfielderArizona State University7
1970Bob GorinskiShortstopMount Pleasant High School22
1971Dale SoderholmShortstopMiami Coral Park High School21
1972Dick RuthvenRight-handed pitcherCalifornia State University, Fresno8
1973Eddie BaneLeft-handed pitcherArizona State University11
1974Ted ShipleyShortstopVanderbilt University14
1975Rick SofieldShortstopMorristown High School13
1976Jamie AllenThird basemanDavis High School10
1977Paul CroftOutfielderMorristown High School15
1978Lenny FaedoShortstopJefferson High School16
1979Kevin BrandtOutfielderNekoosa High School11
1980Jeff ReedCatcherJoliet West High School12
1981Mike SoddersThird basemanArizona State University11
1982Bryan OelkersLeft-handed pitcherWichita State University4
1983Tim BelcherRight-handed pitcherMount Vernon Nazarene College1
1984Jay BellShortstopGonzalez Tate High School8
1985Jeff BumgarnerRight-handed pitcherHanford High School13
1986Derek ParksRight-handed pitcherMontclair High School10
1987Willie Banks’91Right-handed pitcherSt. Anthony’s High School3
1988Johnny ArdRight-handed pitcherManatee Community College20
1989Chuck Knoblauch’91ShortstopTexas A&M University25
1990Todd RitchieRight-handed pitcherDuncanville High School12
1990Midre CummingsOutfielderEdison High School29
1991Dave McCartyFirst basemanStanford University3
1991Scott StahoviakThird basemanCreighton University27
1992Dan SerafiniLeft-handed pitcherSerra High School26
1993Torii HunterOutfielderPine Bluff High School20
1993Jason VaritekCatcherGeorgia Institute of Technology21
1993Marc BarceloRight-handed pitcherArizona State University33
1993Kelcey MuckerOutfielderLawrenceburg High School38
1994Todd WalkerSecond basemanLouisiana State University8
1994Travis MillerLeft-handed pitcherKent State University34
1995Mark RedmanLeft-handed pitcherUniversity of Oklahoma13
1996Travis LeeFirst basemanSan Diego State University2
1997Michael CuddyerShortstopGreat Bridge High School9
1997Matt LeCroyCatcherClemson University50
1998Ryan MillsLeft-handed pitcherArizona State University6
1999B.J. GarbeOutfielderMoses Lake High School5
2000Adam JohnsonRight-handed pitcherCalifornia State University, Fullerton2
2000Aaron HeilmanRight-handed pitcherUniversity of Notre Dame31
2001Joe MauerCatcherCretin-Derham Hall1
2002Denard SpanOutfielderTampa Catholic High School20
2003Matthew MosesThird basemanMills E. Godwin High School21
2004Trevor PlouffeShortstopCrespi Carmelite High School20
2004Glen PerkinsLeft-handed pitcherUniversity of Minnesota22
2004Steven WaldropRight-handed pitcherFarragut High School25
2004Matthew FoxRight-handed pitcherUniversity of Central Florida35
2004Jay RainvilleRight-handed pitcherBishop Hendricken High School39
2005Matt GarzaRight-handed pitcherCalifornia State University, Fresno25
2005Henry SanchezFirst basemanMission Bay High School39
2006Chris ParmeleeOutfielderChino Hills High School20
2007Ben RevereOutfielderLexington Catholic High School28
2008Aaron HicksOutfielderWilson High School14
2008Carlos GutiérrezRight-handed pitcherUniversity of Miami27
2008Shooter HuntRight-handed pitcherTulane University31
2009Kyle GibsonRight-handed pitcherUniversity of Missouri22
2009Matthew BashoreLeft-handed pitcherIndiana University Bloomington46
2010Alex WimmersRight-handed pitcherOhio State University21
2011Levi MichaelShortstopUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill30
2011Travis HarrisonThird basemanTustin High School50
2011Hudson BoydRight-handed pitcherBishop Verot High School55
2012Byron BuxtonOutfielderAppling County High School2
2012José BerríosRight-handed pitcherPapa Juan High School32
2012Luke BardRight-handed pitcherGeorgia Institute of Technology42
2013Kohl StewartRight-handed pitcherSt. Pius X High School4
2014Nick GordonShortstopOlympia High School5
2015Tyler JayLeft-handed pitcherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign6
2016Alex KirilloffOutfielderPlum High School15
2017Royce LewisShortstopJSerra Catholic High School1
2017Brent RookerOutfielderMississippi State University35
2018Trevor LarnachOutfielderOregon State University20
2019Keoni CavacoShortstopEastlake High School13
2020Aaron SabatoFirst basemanUniversity of North Carolina27