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Rob Ellis had a 12-year pro career, including parts of four seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers. He has coached professionally with the Cubs, Giants, and Orioles as well as a hitting coach with the Minnesota Twins organization. He is author of five hitting videos including “The Lost Secrets of Hitting” and co-author with Mike Schmidt on “The Mike Schmidt Hitting Study”

Lost Secrets of Hitting

By Coach Rob Ellis Going for home runs, too many modern players pile up strikeouts instead of making contact with the pitch! It was a monumental find. While pursuing my lifelong study of the skill of hitting, I discovered some old, dusty, 16 mm film footage of the great hitters of yesterday. One was titled, “Hitting Stars of 1943.” It ...

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