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Pitch Like a Pro

Pitch Like a Pro

A guide for Young Pitchers and their Coaches, Little League through High School

Leo Mazzone and Jim Rosenthal; Foreword by Henry Aaron

St. Martin's Griffin

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Leo Mazzone is pro baseball's premier pitching coach. In his years with the Atlanta Braves, he has trained several Cy Young Award winners and helped lead his team to the World Series.

In Pitch like a Pro, Mazzone and coauthor Jim Rosenthal offer step-by-step instructions for players and coaches in Little League through high school. They teach all of the pitching basics and give athletes advice on how they can use the right training techniques to grow stronger and stay healthier. Contents include:

Mazzone's between-starts throwing program
How to grip different pitches
Proper mechanics and delivery technique
Pitching strategies and tactics
Field the position

Pitch like a Pro offers contributions by such well known pitchers as Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smotz, and Denny Neagle, along with black-and-white instructional photographs.

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Leo Mazzone and Jim Rosenthal; Foreword by Henry Aaron

Leo Mazzone was the pitching coach for the Atlanta Braves from 1979-2005, and for the Baltimore Orioles from 2006-2007. He worked with Baseball Hall of Famers such as Greg Maddux, John Smoltz, Tom Glavine.

Jim Rosenthal is a well-known health and fitness writer who has authored several books including Kiana's Body Sculpting, Lee Haney's Ultimate Bodybuilding, and Tony Gwynn's Total Baseball Player.

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Jim Rosenthal

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