Originally Posted by improbus
Eric Davis ruined alot of young kids swings in Cincinnati in the mid-to-late 80's. He dropped his hands almost below his waist, and of course, so did we. The only problem was that we couldn't get our hands back into the proper zone like he could. So, if you broke down the stats in Knothole baseball from '85-90, you will probably see alot more popups in the infield. I blame Eric Davis for my terrible "banana swing"
No to mention Dave Parkers "cobra" style catch, where the ball would fly out of young kids gloves, when they tried to copy him.