Pitching 101: Work Ethic - The Most Important Ingredient

Dan Cevette
Director, New York

Our column, Pitching 101, was one of the most viewed articles across the Empire State in our first eight months of operation. In 2015, we are bringing a more in-depth column focused solely on everything pitching.

I get asked a lot of questions about baseball; mainly about Pitching. I was a Professional Baseball Pitcher for 11 years in three different MLB Organizations where I was able to fill my knowledge bank on pitching from some very impressive instructors. John Farrell, Scott Radinsky, Charles Nagy, and Steve Belcher just to name a few, and I have also picked the brain of Giants Gold Glove Catcher Kurt Manwaring (1992) a time or two. It's the heart and soul of this beautiful game, let's get to it.

Pitching 101: Work Ethic - The Most Important Ingredient

Today's lesson will be a short and sweet one. It's a lesson needing taught more and more as generation after generation play this game. Playing baseball should be viewed as an honor, a privilege - not a right. Remember this - When you're slacking on the off-season training programs and in-season routines - Baseball owes you nothing.

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