The 6 F`s of Fieldingby Perry Hill
Perry is an award-winning MLB Infield Coach and one of the most respected minds in the game. During his presentation from the 2020 Virtual Baseball Coaches Summit, he will share what it takes to become an elite infielder.
This talk covers his foundational 6 F's of Fielding:
You'll also learn the practice plans & game plans that help build the best defensive teams in the Majors. Stay tuned at the end for a great Q/A session.
For a deep dive into his fielding check out Ultimate Infield by Perry Hill Here.
Perry Hill is the current Seattle Mariners 1st Base & Infield Coach.
He has spent 22 years as a Major League Coach with multiple teams like the Texas Rangers, Miami Marlins, Detroit Tigers & Pittsburg Pirates.
Career Highlights 2017 Fielding Percentage Leader: .988 (Miami Marlins Team Record)
2017 Infield Coach of the Year (MLB Network)
Fewest MLB Errors in 2017 (73) 2016 Marlins set an all time MLB record with 28 Consecutive errorless games
Fielding Leader Three Times with Three Teams (1997 Tigers, 2001 Pirates, 2017 Marlins)
Coached Players to Seven Gold Glove Awards: (Luis Castillo, Orlando Cabrera, Derrek Lee, Mike Lowell, Dee Gordon) 2014 Best Infield Coach (Boston Globe survey of MLB Executives and Coaches)
The MLB Network Awards took some time to recognize the best coaches throughout baseball that are too often overlooked. Their ‘Men Behind The Curtain’ segment honored Perry Hill with the 2017 Infield Coach of the Year award.
While announcing the award Billy Ripken and Harold Reynolds had some very nice things to say about Coach Hill.
Hill began his coaching career with the Rangers' Class A team in 1984. He rose through the organization until he became the Rangers infield and first base coach from 1992 through 1995. He spent three years with Detroit from 1997 through 1999, which became the first major-league club to go from worst to first in fielding percentage. He spent 2000–01 with the Montreal Expos and coached the Florida Marlins from 2002 through 2007.