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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re; hands to armpit - from Nov

Posted by: T Olson () on Fri Dec 1 22:44:16 2000

> > > In your post above you comment that the hands are around the arm pit as the swing starts. The arm pit is above the higest strike. If the hands start out above any stride, how can a player hit up on the ball.
> > >
> > > Its my contention that in order to swing up on a pitch the hands must be lowered to a point below the height of the pitch before the swing starts forward.
> > >
> > > If not that, then the ..then swoop down and up on the ball. I don't think so.
> > > >
> > > I think that all hitters swing down on the ball to different degrees.
> > >
> > > Joe A.
> >

Joe, you once again have embarassed yourself. Let's do a manual recount. On the one hand you advocate an upswing by dropping the hands. Then you say most players swing down on the ball.

The swing is an arc.

What you are advocating is how 7-year-old players initiate an uppercut swing-by dropping the hands (and the rear shoulder) and swinging up.

There are two possible explanations for you Joe:

--You are baiting people on purpose by saying stupid things you know are untrue.

--Or you really are the dumbell you appear to be.

You know, I really don't mind uninformed people. But the worst are those who don't have a clue how uninformed they are and even think they are experts and know more than just about anyone else. That's just plain pathetic.


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