How to play baseball well

Baseball is not a strange game with someone, especially when doing it with team. This sport is very simple but bringing effective results to improve soft skills like communication, flexibility, connection as well having benefits for health. Therefore, you should choose baseball as the first priority when playing with team.

In this article, we continue to discuss how to play baseball well for beginner. Please note that our instruction will be valid when you follow it accurately. Following it to start this game easily.

In the last article, we refer two first steps: top thing you need to prepare before action and how to throw ball. Now, we continue to share the next step as followings:

Step 3: How to catch

To catch your partner, you should know how to throw baseball. You only catch the ball by glove. Don’ t access to the pocket. Whereas one hand use to catch it, the remain will cover the glove fully.

About gesture, you need to bend your knees and get glove in the hand on top of itself. At this performance, you only wait ball to move to your position correctly and fast then pick it simple to kick the golf.

In some first time, you are not used to adapt to catch baseball. Then you only need to follow how to use glove of baseball. Then all difficulties will be solved.

Step 4: Tips for Outfield, specially players

Outfield plays an important role tin the life when the investors push to buy to come back. It’s better to balance the outfield where she is under danger and unsafe

You first wants to protect himself then it helps to prevent anything pasting. 

Baseball is not a strange game with someone, especially when doing it with team. This sport is very simple but bringing effective results to improve soft skills like communication, flexibility, connection as well having benefits for health. Therefore, you should choose baseball as the first priority when playing with team.

In this article, we continue to discuss how to play baseball well for beginner. Please note that our instruction will be valid when you follow it accurately. Following it to start this game easily.

In the last article, we refer two first steps: top thing you need to prepare before action and how to throw ball. Now, we continue to share the next step as followings:

Step 3: How to catch

To catch your partner, you should know how to throw baseball. You only catch the ball by glove. Don’ t access to the pocket. Whereas one hand use to catch it, the remain will cover the glove fully.

About gesture, you need to bend your knees and get glove in the hand on top of itself. At this performance, you only wait ball to move to your position correctly and fast then pick it simple to kick the golf.

In some first time, you are not used to adapt to catch baseball. Then you only need to follow how to use glove of baseball. Then all difficulties will be solved.

Step 4: Tips for Outfield, specially players

Outfield plays an important role tin the life when the investors push to buy to come back. It’s better to balance the outfield where she is under danger and unsafe

You first wants to protect himself then it helps to prevent anything pasting. 

Firstly, you will step back until you are the same position which the ball is going. Then jumping to catch ball. You also use glove in 2 hands to catch the ball efficiently.

Firstly, you will step back until you are the same position which the ball is going. Then jumping to catch ball. You also use glove in 2 hands to catch the ball efficiently.

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

Top the greatest basketball players all the time

We continue to go the ranking of top the greatest basketball players during the time. Although basketball is a teamwork sport, we are easy to see several outstanding players in a match. They will overcome opponents smoothly and romp with a ball then move it to the net correctly. All actions can be happened within some seconds.

8/ Magic Johnson

As soon as Magic Johnson has started his career, he brightens and looks great and good. Although he was still young, he could win a title for Finals MVP in the NBA Finals in 1980. Actually, in this match, he was a new comer instead of Kareem Abdul Jabbar due to the injury, he has impressive appearance for this team- the Showtime Los Angeles Lakers. It was a sweet start for Magic.

Season by season, Magic has improved experience dramatically then keep his performance until retirement. He got 5 titles in NBA, 3 tiles in Finals MVPs and 3 times for reg. season MVPs. He also was in 10 all NBA selections.

9/ Bill Russell

He played as a defender who led the Boston Celtics team to series of achievements in NBA Championships. Estimated he overcome 11 records.

As his talent, he always dominated the game with defensive skills, so not many people can be beyond him.

Finally, he got 11 times for NBA titles and 5 times for reg. season MVPs.

10/ Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan was a legend in the Chicago Bulls when he got series of records in NBA. His talent was to dominate ball and both sides fast whereas there were opponents around him to prevention.

During his career, he amassed 11 times for All-NBA, 9 times for All-Defensive first team as well 10 titles for getting scores. He was also voted many times for Defensive Player of the Year title.

Top the greatest basketball players all the time

Basketball is a favorite team sport which is popular with many walks of life. We can play basketball when we are students in high schools or universities. This sport makes connective and supportive each other when playing together.

To review basketball history, we share top the greatest basketball players all the time. In the previous article, we have ever referred to some famous names like Hakeem, Shaquille O’Neal, Tim Duncan and Wilt Chamberlain. In this article, we will continue to tell other names in the rankings.

5/ LeBron James

During his career, he created a memorial story for fans about a talented star. Within 10 seasons in NBA leagues, he can be voted for the ranking of top the greatest basketball in the time with 2 times for NBA titles and 2 times in MVPs finals, other some numbers in statistics.

Even James has been called with a super nickname as “King James” because he had an impression style of a great two-way-basketballer.

6/ Derrick Rose

Some experts review that Derrick Rose was not the best player on the court but he was always a perfect dominator with high IQ in basketball. He had some amazing jump shots and fierce competitiveness which made special and strange with the people.

During 13 year career, he was voted in the top 10 All-NBA ranking all the times. 3 times for All-defense teams. He went his team together to have 3 NBA titles and 2 finals in MVPs.

By these achievements, he was called as “Larry Legend”.

7/ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

As well talent of Duncan about consistency in flighting, Kareem was also made deeply impression about his ability to focus a volleyball match.

Before him, Duncan was also famous for term of consistency. Kareem also became a leading scorer all the time in NBA history.

Top the greatest basketball players all the time

Basketball is one of the most favorite sports for team, espcially the young. It has a rich history with full of decorated competitions and players. In this article, we will refer top the greatest basketball players all the time.

Hope that this ranking makes some famous events about basketball- NBA for readers.

1/ Hakeem Olajuwon

Hakeem is regraded as a big man in basketball history. He dominated his team- Dream Shake to make many achivements and records for many reputable competitions in the world. Can list some winnings like: two times in finals in MVPs, one time in regular season MVP.

In addition, he got records in the season 1994 when winning the regular season MVP, finals MVP as well being voted as the defensive player in year. Until now, noone can reach this amazing achivement like him.

2/ Shaquille O’Neal

Shaquille O’Neal became dominant player during 2000s, even of all time. He was well-known with brute strength as well flexible speed to lead his team to reach scores correctly.

His team was Los Angeles Lakers which had three consecutive NBA winnings and three finals MVPs. He was also selected on the top 14 All-NBA players for the 2000 regular season MVP.

3/ Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan always keeps stable working style during his career. You can see statistics about his record, you can’t find some variation.

He led his team- the San Antonio Spurs to many big NBA competitions like four times for NBA Championships, three times for Finals MVPs.

 His perfect record in Finals was kept during four seasons. This record contributed to select hm to 14 All-NBA and All-Defensive players.

4/ Wilt Chamberlain

Wilt Chamberlain was considered as one of dominant players all the time. Someone described him as one mythical figure.

He reached 2 times for NBA titles, 1 time for Finals MVP and 4 times for regular season MVPs.

Classification of baseball bats and guide to choosing a good one (Part 2)

2. Weight of baseball bats

Often people with a tall physique will prefer to use large weight sticks, while young people tend to choose small weight sticks for easy management.

In general, you should try different weight of each club to choose for yourself a suitable weight and length of baseball bat. High weight sticks will create better power but lose more energy to polish.

3. Regulation

Hopefully, through this sharing, you have a way to choose to buy baseball bats that are good and suitable for you as well as meeting the standards of each tournament.

This means that choosing a suitable baseball bat depends on the requirements of each different tournament and each tournament will have rules on the length, weight and diameter of the different clubs.

Usually when the tournament is held, the standards will set according to the age of the participating athletes. In the US, competitions at the age of 3 to 15 have different requirements from the age of high school and college.

4. Feeling of use

Sometimes this is the most important factor, of course the baseball bat you choose also needs to meet the requirements of the tournament. When you have satisfied that factor, you should try to choose a stick with the length and weight that make you feel the best.

Below is a table to help you get the most balanced selection of two factors is the weight and length of the club for baseball.

Standard baseball bat size

And the next is the length according to the age of the player. Most recently, on January 1, 2018, the United States had a new regulation and was included in the baseball law regarding the criteria of the standard baseball bat, then the club needs to be certified by the American professional baseball association.

Above is the classification of baseball bats and guide to choosing a good one. We hope the information is useful for you!

Looking back at typical former Marlins players

Baseball is one of the most popular sport in the world. Let’s have a look at the typical former marlins mentioned below.

Carlos Delgado

Position: First baseman

Teams: Toronto Blue Jays (1993-2004), Florida Marlins (2005), New York Mets (2006-09)

Statistics: 17 seasons, .280, 473 Personnel, 1,512 RBI, 2,038 visits, .929 OPS

Born in Aguadilla, Delgado is one of the strongest in his generation and has more home and RBI races than any other Puerto Rican native. He is the all-time leader in Blue Jays hitter in many categories, including home run, double, RBI, and walk. He was an All-Star twice and ran into four home runs in one match. He also won the Roberto Clemente Award in 2006.

Ivan Rodriguez

Position: Catcher

Teams: Texas Rangers (1991-2002, 2009), Florida Marlins (2003), Detroit Tigers (2004-08), New York Yankees (2008), Houston Astros (2009), Washington Nationals (2010-11)

Statistics: 21 seasons, .296, 311 HR, 1,332 RBI, .798 OPS

Rodriguez, a Manati native, is on the shortlist as one of the best catchers in the history of major tournaments, especially defensively. He won 13 Gold Gloves and was a star 14 times all stars. In the 1999 American MVP, he also won the World Series in his only season with the Florida Marlins and was introduced to the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame in 2013. Upgrading to Cooperstown seems likely when he gets enough of to sue.

Besides the great former marlins, there are also other ones that were accused of using performance-enhancing drugs, such as follow.

Ronny Paulino

The Marlins catcher was suspended for 50 matches in August 2010 for a positive test with a banned substance that he says is a prohibited diet pill for weight loss.

Sergio Miter

Sergio Miter was the pitcher for the Florida Marlins in 2008. This baseball player was suspended in the first 50 matches of the 2009 season for replenishment containing Androstenedione.

Above are some typical of former Marlins players that came into the history of this famous baseball team. Whether their names attached with good or bad reputation, they once played their best for the team.

Classification of baseball bat and guide to choosing a good one (Part 1)

The length of a baseball bat ranges from 60cm to almost 1m. The weight of the stick depends on the age and the rules of each competition.

Currently, baseball bats are divided into three main types according to the fabrication materials including baseball bats made from wood, aluminum alloy baseball bats and steel baseball bats.

1. Wooden baseball bat

Wooden baseball bats are made of the tree trunk by separating from the trunk of the tree, for processing and cutting. The figure shows the location where manufacturers often split to create baseball bats made from wood.

2. Aluminum baseball bat

Aluminum is also a great material for processing baseball bats, baseball bats are made from a predominantly aluminum component in combination with some other alloys to create baseball bats. Low weight and high rigidity.

3. Iron and steel baseball bats

The baseball bats are made from an alloy known as the strong, strong steel baseball bats that often have a higher weight than those made from wood and aluminum bats. Because of their very strong characteristics, they are also known as self-defense baseball bats.

How to choose to buy good baseball bats for competition

To be able to choose a suitable baseball bat will depend on the factors as follows.

The length of the bat

Weight of bat

Separate rules of each tournament.

Feeling of use

In the United States, the selection of a baton is specific to each level and age such as, baseball bats for high school students, college clubs and bats for tournaments. professional match. Now we will analyze each request individually with a baseball bat.

1. Choose a club of appropriate length

Best of all, you should choose a stick with a length that satisfies the elements. Just enough length to hit any ball pitcher Pitcher throws to Catcher.

This does not mean that you choose a stick as long as possible because the increased length of the club also means that the weight of the club also increases, it takes a lot of force to beat the original inertia of the club, and counter Batter’s radiation will therefore be slower.

Experience to choose the most suitable baseball bat (Part 2)

4. Feeling of use

Sometimes this is the most important factor, of course the baseball bat you choose also needs to meet the requirements of the tournament. When you have satisfied that factor, you should try to choose a stick with length and weight that makes you feel the best.

Below is a table to help you get the most balanced selection of two factors is the weight and length of the club for baseball.

Standard baseball bat size

And the next is the length according to the age of the player.

Most recently, on January 1, 2018, the United States had a new regulation and was included in the baseball law regarding the criteria of the standard baseball bat, then the club needs to be certified by the American professional baseball associationExperience of choosing a good baseball bat.

Referring to baseball competitions, you might immediately imagine a pitcher and someone trying to hit the ball. And the image of a baseball glove and a baseball bat is a familiar image even to those who have never held it before.

And this article is for those who are looking to buy baseball bats without knowing what to look for. You do not know what to choose, wood, aluminum, alloy or you are still wondering about the weight and length of the stick is suitable for you.

Surely after reading this article, you will find to buy yourself a baseball bat best suited to your needs.

The baseball bats, whose English name is Baseball bat, are specialized for baseball players at the Batter batting position. The following are general constructions of a baseball bat according to the standards applicable to American tournaments.

Basic construction of all types of baseball bats

The picture above shows the most basic parts of a standard baseball bat, with sticks made of two materials, wood and aluminum, and a cane made of steel that has the same structure.

In general, all baseball bat models have a common feature of being tapered at the handle (handle) position and gradually enlarged to the top of the bat. The stick has a hollow design in the middle to reduce weight, which helps the batter to hit baseball faster.