Quote Originally Posted by RFS62
Interesting. That describes the mental side in a way I'd never considered.

Physically, it seems a lot like return of serve in tennis.
Another thing about the similarity is they both have their own coach and are somewhat revered by fellow players but also looked at differently because the nature of their job and the seperation it creates between them.

Also a similarity can be found in the recent approach to finding both pitchers and goalies with shorter players being eschewed and thus falling farther down in the draft, causing a great deal of bargains to pop up.