||Bob was a 3 time All Conference player at the Univ. at
Buffalo where he had a college batting ave. of .360. In his
senior year he batted .413 and was team captain. In his final
year, Buffalo was invited to its first NCAA regional tourney
where it went to the finals.
Bob then played in the Braves organization.
He was inducted in the first year into the West. New York
Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997.
Bob is the author of “A Plan for Developing a Hitter”, published by Partner’s Press,
2004, and authored “Quality at Bat” in 2010, with definitions and a scoring system for
hitting coaches that gives credits for line drives, RBI’s, hits with RISP, 2 out hits, etc.
Bob does team and individual hitting instructions and coaching, and he has done
hitting clinics for High School, youth and club coaches.
Bob has attended Spring Training in Florida every year since 2004 and has
interviewed over 20 MLB hitting coaches. He has attended, for many years, top
baseball clinics that have MLB hitting coaches as lectures. Recently he attended the
following: clinics: “Be the Best” in Cherry Hill, ABCA and “World Baseball Coaches
Conv.” in Conn.
For the last 3 years Bob has been the hitting coach in college summer baseball
leagues, for the Niagara Power (NYCSB), Rockville Exp. (Cal Ripken Sr.) and Lake Erie
Monarchs (GLCSL). In each year the team’s BA was ranked higher in the League than
the teams ERA and Fielding ave.
For advanced age teams, Bob uses videotaping for hitting analysis and instruction, on
Hitting mechanics; and for “mental prep” concepts and exercises, he has an “at bat”
plan, by pitch and situations. He also has “focus” and “concentration” exercises and pre
game pitcher analysis.
The proper use of a batting tee is the start of all daily hitting drills, along with dry
swing drills, Also included are homework drills, swinging in front of a mirror, with and
without a bat.
“Early outs” and pro type, proper pre game hitting drills are covered.
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