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SportingNews
How MLB pitchers use physics to fool hittersmake it difficult. Finally, extreme steropsis, or three-dimensional vision at
How MLB pitchers use physics to fool hitters
SportingNews / Posted yesterday
make it difficult. Finally, extreme steropsis, or three-dimensional vision at depth, allows few hitters—Jason Giambi and Tony Gwynn were notable examples—to distinguish a fastball from a change-up in flight. Not so long ago, this skill existed at... Read more
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Boston Herald
Red Sox defy theory that size matterscan actually hit in two productive types of ways,” Sox pitching expert Brian Ba
Red Sox defy theory that size matters
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
can actually hit in two productive types of ways,” Sox pitching expert Brian Bannister said. “(One) is like your classic Tony Gwynn, Wade Boggs, Jose Altuve way, where if a smaller hitter has extremely good judgment of the smaller strike zone,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Baseball notebook: Red Sox defy theory that size matterscan actually hit in two productive types of ways,” Sox pitching expert Brian Ba
Baseball notebook: Red Sox defy theory that size matters
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
can actually hit in two productive types of ways,” Sox pitching expert Brian Bannister said. “(One) is like your classic Tony Gwynn, Wade Boggs, Jose Altuve way, where if a smaller hitter has extremely good judgment of the smaller strike zone,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Truth for TyrusThe only player to wear a uniform in the 21st century even close to being in th
Truth for Tyrus
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
The only player to wear a uniform in the 21st century even close to being in the same ballpark with the Georgia Peach is Tony Gwynn, who hung up his cleats in 2001 with a lifetime average 33 points below Cobb's. Cobb excelled as an athlete by... Read more
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New York Post
Rod’s fitting Yankees finale: The imperfect, perfect endingof his career overall, and who knows if THAT will be final, but if it is, it lo
Rod’s fitting Yankees finale: The imperfect, perfect ending
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
of his career overall, and who knows if THAT will be final, but if it is, it locks him at 20th all-time, sandwiched between Tony Gwynn to the north of him and Dave Winfield to the south. Now, though, Girardi was informing home-plate umpire D.J.... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Prince's Terrific, Memorable Career Ends Far Too Soonthough, Fielder always seemed like a jovial softie. As Grant reported, his frie
Prince's Terrific, Memorable Career Ends Far Too Soon
Bleacher Report / Posted 18 days ago
though, Fielder always seemed like a jovial softie. As Grant reported, his friend and fellow second-generation big leaguer Tony Gwynn Jr. called him "a sensitive dude." Plus, he did undeniably awesome stuff like this, via Freep Sports: Last... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Impossible to avoid hyperbole when it comes to 'amazing' Ichironow, he’s showing flashes of what he was in his prime: a two-way player whose p
Impossible to avoid hyperbole when it comes to 'amazing' Ichiro
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 20 days ago
now, he’s showing flashes of what he was in his prime: a two-way player whose pure hitting ability rivals Wade Boggs and Tony Gwynn. Descriptions of Ichiro veer toward hyperbole, but that may be appropriate for a player of his calibre. “It’s... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Next Summer Could be Special for San Diego Sports Fansnever been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in their first year. So 2017
Next Summer Could be Special for San Diego Sports Fans
NBC San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
never been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in their first year. So 2017 should be the year Trevor Hoffman joins Tony Gwynn and Dave Winfield as Padres in the Baseball Hall of Fame. 2017 is also the first year former Chargers great... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Pence's Response to Heckler's Signs Is Greatlike the relationship between fans and players in baseball. From Brandon Philli
Pence's Response to Heckler's Signs Is Great
Bleacher Report / Posted 21 days ago
like the relationship between fans and players in baseball. From Brandon Phillips signing a ball for a drunk heckler to Tony Gwynn Jr. using his glove to talk back to fans, MLB notables often find ways to have fun with the hate. What Pence is... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 6for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and made more than $670 million
August 6
KECI Missoula / Posted 22 days ago
for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and made more than $670 million at the worldwide box office. 1999: Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres gets the 3,000th hit of his major league career with a single in the first inning off... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 6for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and made more than $670 million
August 6
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 22 days ago
for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and made more than $670 million at the worldwide box office. 1999: Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres gets the 3,000th hit of his major league career with a single in the first inning off... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Looking back at Ichiro's first major league hitthrough the scouting reports on him, and I remember it very clearly, it was ver
Looking back at Ichiro's first major league hit
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
through the scouting reports on him, and I remember it very clearly, it was very similar to the scouting report on Tony Gwynn," Mathews said in a recent phone interview. "He's gonna hit the ball, and he's very rarely gonna strike... Read more

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