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Major League Baseball Hitters on Hitting - Finding the Sweet Spot
Major League Baseball Hitters on Hitting - Finding the Sweet Spot
Actors: Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds, Mlb
Genres: Sports
NR     2001     0hr 47min

"They give you a round ball and a round bat and tell you to hit it square." - Ted Williams. Major League Baseball's best-of-the-best sluggers discussing hitting and fascinating aspect of their craft you have never imagine...  more »

     
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Actors: Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds, Mlb
Genres: Sports
Sub-Genres: Baseball
Studio: Atlantic / Wea
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 06/26/2001
Original Release Date: 01/01/2001
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2001
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 0hr 47min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Not a "how to hit" video
04/25/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I ordered this DVD under the assumption that it was a "how to hit" video. It is not. It is a highlight film of hitters which features interviews with the hitters about hitting. What I was hoping for was a breakdown of the swings of several hitters using the most modern technology -- super slow motion, zoom, multiple camera angles -- showing the mechanics of how to hit a baseball. They and a narrator would discuss these swings, from the proper grip of the bat, to stance, to swing -- weight shift, hip rotation, bringing the hands through -- to follow through. There are many nice scenes of famous hitters hitting the ball, and kind of talking about how they do it, but never any photographic or motion picture break down. I suppose I was looking for a "The Louisville Slugger Ultimate Book of Hitting" or Ted Williams' "The Science of Hitting" on DVD. This is not it. Although it IS educational, and one can use the slow motion of your DVD player to slow down and analyze the swings on one's own, it is not, in its truest sense, a "how to hit" video."
Big stars, entertaining but not instructional
Dallas E. Moon | Tallapoosa, GA United States | 08/22/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This tape has some of baseball's biggest stars like Mark McGwire and Cal Ripken, Jr. Overall it is a good video that is entertaining and would be good to watch to get you pumped up before a game because of the music, the highlights and the fast pace of part of it. The reason I gave it 4 stars instead of five was because from the title and description is sounds like it is very instructional. The players tell you somethings that work for them and how they have changed hitting styles as they learn over the years but it didnt really teach me anything about hitting myself. So in all good video that was entertaining but not instructional"
Pretty good. Lots of action. Home Run Derby highlights a +!
Andrew Ho | San Diego, CA United States | 11/03/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Great DVD. From 2001 and some of the clips are even from the current season. Cool tidbits, including a 5 minute evaluation of all of Ripken's batting stances (narrated by Cal himself). I like the extra feature of the highlights from the previous 10 Home Run Derbys or so. Also, if you're curious of the 'science' of baseball, there's a neat little extra feature on that as well."