Coaching Course for Baseball – How to Play Second Base

How to Play Second Base - Coaching Course Series Youth baseball coaches can hide a weaker armed player at second base, as long as they have a good glove, good range and if they coach them how to play second base. Of all the infield positions besides first base, second basemen have the shortest throw so they can get away with a weaker arm and still get outs at first or second base. Second baseman can even get away with a little bobble or drop of the ball occasionally and still get an out because of the shorter throw. Of course, as players move up the baseball ladder, a surer handed and stronger armed player is necessary for the second base … [Read more...]