Coaching The Catcher - Drills & Fundamentalsby Bob Morgan
Coaching the catcher: Fundamentals, Philosophy and Drills presents an overview of the key skills involved in sound catcher play and outlines the 5 attributes necessary to be a good catcher. The course also looks at the basic mechanics and techniques that every catcher should master, including framing and swaying, throwing,blocking pitches, fielding bunts and pop -ups, making force plays at home, and blocking the plate. In addition the course features a series of drills that can be used to develop the essential fundamentals of catching.
Former head baseball coach at Indiana University and professional pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, Bob Morgan directed the IU Hooiser’s program for 22 seasons. Morgan led his teams during the course of his career to a 1,070-586-6 (.646) record—one of 30 NCAA Division I baseball coaches in history with 1,000 career victories. A part of the most respected coaches in the game, Morgan is a 1969 graduate of Ohio University, where he earned three letters as a pitcher for the Bobcats. Drafted and played in the Detroit Tigers Oorganization.