“It’s All Concentration.”

Justin Novak April 18 2015

Justin Novak, 2B, University of Virginia © The Baseball Bloggess

“The real key to fielding is anticipation and concentration. … Expect the bad hop and be ready for the worst. It’s all concentration.” ~ Legendary Orioles Manager Earl Weaver

Photo: University of Virginia freshman Justin Novak, after scoring a run as a pinch runner in the 8th inning, playing second in the 9th. University of Miami at University of Virginia, April 18, 2015. Davenport Field, Charlottesville, Virginia. © The Baseball Bloggess

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8 thoughts on ““It’s All Concentration.”

  1. Another Earl Pearl of Wisdom. Covered two Mayville State doubleheaders this weekend where the Comets turned eight double plays, but committed just as many errors, one where the third baseman failed to have his glove low to start with to handle a short hop. Preparation and practice. On a Major League note, it’s not even August and tempers are flaring (including Popi acting like a Little League parent). Remember, boys, baseball is supposed to be fun.

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