Pitch Like a Pro (Paperback)
A Guide for Young Pitchers and Their Coaches, Little League Through High School
St. Martins Press-3pl, 9780312199463, 112pp.
Publication Date: September 5, 2000
Leo Mazzone is pro baseball's premier pitching coach. In his years with the Atlanta Braves, he has trained several Cy Young Award winners and helped lead his team to the World Series.
In Pitch like a Pro, Mazzone and coauthor Jim Rosenthal offer step-by-step instructions for players and coaches in Little League through high school. They teach all of the pitching basics and give athletes advice on how they can use the right training techniques to grow stronger and stay healthier. Contents include:
Mazzone's between-starts throwing program
How to grip different pitches
Proper mechanics and delivery technique
Pitching strategies and tactics
Field the position
Pitch like a Pro offers contributions by such well known pitchers as Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smotz, and Denny Neagle, along with black-and-white instructional photographs.