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Which Way Is the Other Way?

Postby TomBrooklyn » Sun May 24, 2009 7:51 pm

Which way is "the other way" for a batter to hit the ball?

Which way is pulling it?
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Re: Which Way Is the Other Way?

Postby markj11 » Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:35 pm

TomBrooklyn wrote:Which way is "the other way" for a batter to hit the ball?

Which way is pulling it?


The other way for a lefty is left field and right field for a righty. Reverse for pulling.
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Re: Which Way Is the Other Way?

Postby TomBrooklyn » Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:13 pm

I thought so. Just wanted to make sure. Thanks.

Would it be correct that it is easier or more common to pull than to go the other way?

Also, on a possibly related note, what is meant by an "inside-out swing" of the bat?
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Re: Which Way Is the Other Way?

Postby markj11 » Wed Jun 10, 2009 4:14 pm

TomBrooklyn wrote:I thought so. Just wanted to make sure. Thanks.

Would it be correct that it is easier or more common to pull than to go the other way?

Also, on a possibly related note, what is meant by an "inside-out swing" of the bat?


It is more common to pull the ball. "inside-out" is going oppo on an inside pitch that is normally pulled. Slap hitter's go the other way and inside-out a lot.
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