More than 12 million players suit up for baseball each year in the US alone. American Baseball Coaches Association Coach of the Year Tom O’Connell presents more than 100 of the best practice games ever created. These skill-building competitions cover fielding, pitching, catching and hitting and prepare players for every game-day situation, from bunt defense to rundowns. Play Ball is an ideal resource for developing skills, engaging all players and fostering a spirit of competition and team unity. Original.
Play Ball: 100 Baseball Practice Games is the best way to develop players' skills, execution, and on-field team play! With more than 100 skill-building competitions, Play Ball: 100 Baseball Practice Games covers everything from the fundamentals of fielding, pitching, catching, and hitting to special situations such as rundowns, base stealing, and bunting. You'll even learn how to incorporate the games into team practices to perfect execution and prepare for opponents.Renowned coach and American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame member Tom O'Connell includes games for individual players as well as group competitions for infielders, outfielders, and pitchers and catchers. Coaching tips and variations also allow the developmental games to be used with beginning, intermediate, and advanced players and teams alike.From outfielder to catcher, from player to coach, Play Ball: 100 Baseball Practice Games is your guide to more productive and engaging practices, focused play, and on-the-field excellence.