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In the Corner with Dan Hughes


Dec 3, 2009

First base - is it a place to hide your tall, slow guy, or is it the place where more outs are made than anywhere else on the field?

Veteran first basemen from all over the country tell us what they wish they'd known before they started playing first base. 

In this show, we'll talk about the basics of playing first base.  We'll discuss playing first with runners on base, with left-handed batters, and when the top of the order is up. 

And we'll argue the glove-vs-mitt debate, and how important height is for a first baseman.

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