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They never combine the two motions. —Charlie Lau 37 Batting You’re making the pitcher faster than he really is when the head travels forward a lot. And any time the body moves, the eyes move. When the eyes move, the ball takes a bad hop on the way in. —Richie Zisk, major-league player (1971–1983) SW ING It don’t mean a thing if you ain’t got that swing. —Tony Oliva, major-league player (1962–1976), coach I don’t believe in the hitter creating weight shift. I think the bat should transfer the weight to the front side.
It’s the waiting batter that worries a pitcher. Then you have to keep on getting the ball over the plate. That is a continual strain on a pitcher and the very thing he likes least of all. —George Sisler You must learn to make that ﬁrst time up a key time by striving to ﬁnd out as much about a pitcher as possible, and you do that by making him pitch. It’s simple arithmetic: You ﬁgure to face a pitcher at least three to four times in a game. The more information you log the ﬁrst time up, the better your chances the next three.
Paul O’Neill, major-league player (1985–2001) If you play for 10 years in the major leagues and have 7,000 at-bats and 2,000 hits, you have had a pretty fair career, but you’ve gone 0-for-5,000. —Reggie Jackson, Hall of Fame player (1967–1987) 20 As Koufax Said . . A relaxed hitter is a good hitter. You are the quickest when you’re relaxed. —Bobby Bonds, major-league player (1968–1981), coach A crack shot can hit a bird on the wing because his eye and his ﬁnger on the trigger act together. The amateur hunter can see the bird as well as the expert, but his ﬁnger on the trigger is perhaps a fraction of a second late.