Fun Fact: In 1918 Babe Ruth hit a "home run" with a teammate on first base in the bottom of the ninth inning of a tied game. Under the rules of the day, Ruth was credited with a triple.
The first video in the base running series looks at the runner's first steps immediately after the ball is hit.
Our videos discuss the "hard 90", and gives pointers on running through first base after reaching top running speed.
Then our coach discusses the "breakdown" that occurs immediately after the player runs through first base.
Our leads and steals introduction video discusses the first actions of a runner after he reaches first base
with a focus on establishing communication with his coach. We cover the non steal situation verses a right-handed
pitcher. This leads and steals videos discuss the steal situation verses right-handed and left-handed pitchers.