Found May 29, 2012 on SportsBlooded:
When playing little league baseball, coaches teach hitters to simply throw their hands at the ball. It’s the easiest way to teach hitters how to get their hands from the stride position to the impact position. It’s one of the many things Major League Baseball coaches tell their hitters to do when they’ve lost their swing and need to get back to the basics. Cincinnati Reds 3B Todd Frazier did just that when he hit his home run Sunday in their 7-5 win over the Colorado Rockies. What made this swing different from every other HR swing we’ve seen this season is that he did while his hands were barely making contact with the bat at impact. Check out Frazier’s unconventional HR swing...
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