Cage Rat Lessons from a Life in Baseball by the Yankees Hitting Coach
The Hitting Coach for the New York Yankees, Kevin Long trains power-hitters in the fine art of hitting a baseball well—a talent the legendary Ted Williams once called, “the most difficult skill in sport.” In Cage Rat, the man who helps sharpen the More...
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The Hitting Coach for the New York Yankees, Kevin Long trains power-hitters in the fine art of hitting a baseball well—a talent the legendary Ted Williams once called, “the most difficult skill in sport.” In Cage Rat, the man who helps sharpen the mechanics of such superstars as Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada, and Alex Rodriguez shares the expertise he honed over his more than two decades in the game as both player and coach. With an introduction by Alex Rodriguez and an Afterword by Robinson Cano, Cage Rat is an indispensable guide to hitting, filled with practical advice, fascinating behind-the-scenes action, and an enduring, inspiring love for the Great American Pastime.
Glen Waggoner is the author of "Divots, Shanks, Mulligans, & Chili Dips: A Life in 18 Holes". He was written extensively about golf & other sports for a wide variety of national magazines.
|Introduction: Thanks, Coach by Alex Rodriguez|
|Next Stop: The Big Leagues|
|The Gypsy Life|
|My Dream Changes Shape|
|Now Coining to the Plate, Marcey Long|
|"Hitting Coach, Number 54, Kevin Long..."|
|Getting Down to Business|
|Work, Work, Work and Then Work Some More|
|Welcome to My Office|
|Addition by Subtraction|
|The Hardest Thing|
|A Long Day|
|Meet the Other A-Team|
|Pleased to Meet You, Mr. President|
|Afterword: Gracias, Entrenador|