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The Art of Hitting Tony Gwynn

The Art of Hitting

Tony Gwynn

Published
ISBN : 9781577193470
Hardcover
144 pages
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My son wanted this book, but I ended up borrowing his bat, gripping it, trying to apply Tony Gwynns advice. And I havent played serious ball since high school! Thats the thing about this book, it explains hitting with such fresh insight that youMoreMy son wanted this book, but I ended up borrowing his bat, gripping it, trying to apply Tony Gwynns advice. And I havent played serious ball since high school! Thats the thing about this book, it explains hitting with such fresh insight that you just cant help but want to go out there and take some cuts ... no matter what your age.This book is a must for any coach of youth baseball. Hell, its probably a must for a number of major leaguers as well! Gwynn offers some mind-boggling advice, such as not thinking of hitting the ball, but hitting *through* it. Along with this easy to understand science, you get some of the most terrific baseball photos published anywhere -- clear images which capture both the power and beauty of hitters doing their thing.Theres a nice introduction by the last of the .400 hitters, Ted Williams, who thinks that Tony is the guy who can do it in the modern era. The summary is entiled Old School, and presents the p! ! hilosophy of Gwynn as a player committed to his team and his community. He is, simply, a testimony to all thats great about this great game. So whether you want to become a better hitter, or are just fascinated by this difficult athletic feat, or just interested in a player who is certain to become a hall of famer -- read this lively and enlightening book. Just make sure you have a bat handy.