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    Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_rslXAXE6Y

    If only he could do this when the ball doesn't have holes in it.

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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    I just forwarded that to my son and my brother-in-law. First question is, where do you get one of those strike zone stands? We always play wiffle ball at my wife's folks out in Missouri. My brother in law is good, but not that good.

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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    The Dice-K of Wiffle Ball.

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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    I would so take that deep.
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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    Quote Originally Posted by redsmetz View Post
    I just forwarded that to my son and my brother-in-law. First question is, where do you get one of those strike zone stands? We always play wiffle ball at my wife's folks out in Missouri. My brother in law is good, but not that good.
    That just looks like some plastic plumbers pipe, Im sure its homemade.
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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    Was that a Gyro ball?

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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    Meh. His mechanics are all goofy, plus he looks too short. I'd never draft him.
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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    Now that is a juiced ball
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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    I'm no doctor, but that can't be good for your arm.
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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Footstool View Post
    Meh. His mechanics are all goofy, plus he looks too short. I'd never draft him.
    The Scott Williamson of wiffle ball who is soon due for Tommy John surgery.


    My brothers and I use to play alot of wiffle ball in our backyard, but we got hooked on a different backyard game we thought up that used those small wooden "display" bats that teams would occassionally give out to fans, and using those small, plastic golf balls w/ the holes. We played it for years and I really do think it's what helped us improved our mechanics and eye coordination for when we played in the summer leagues.
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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    I had to laugh out loud at some of those wiffle ball hitters. The word dumbfounded came to mind...

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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    Quote Originally Posted by GAC View Post
    The Scott Williamson of wiffle ball who is soon due for Tommy John surgery.


    My brothers and I use to play alot of wiffle ball in our backyard, but we got hooked on a different backyard game we thought up that used those small wooden "display" bats that teams would occassionally give out to fans, and using those small, plastic golf balls w/ the holes. We played it for years and I really do think it's what helped us improved our mechanics and eye coordination for when we played in the summer leagues.
    WOY and I used to play wiffle ball in our backyard where the fence was basically at the pitcher's back and there were different values for each hit and no running involved. We threw hard and each had several pitches. At one time I probably had 4-5 different types of curves. Now we weren't as consistent or quite as fast as the guy in the video but the movement was pretty comparable.

    Last time I tried to throw one I thought my arm was going to fall off after about 5 minutes.
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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    Quote Originally Posted by GAC View Post
    The Scott Williamson of wiffle ball who is soon due for Tommy John surgery.


    My brothers and I use to play alot of wiffle ball in our backyard, but we got hooked on a different backyard game we thought up that used those small wooden "display" bats that teams would occassionally give out to fans, and using those small, plastic golf balls w/ the holes. We played it for years and I really do think it's what helped us improved our mechanics and eye coordination for when we played in the summer leagues.
    And here I thought we were the only ones to do that! Spent hours doing that, GAC. It really helps hand eye coordination.
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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    Quote Originally Posted by redsfanmia View Post
    That just looks like some plastic plumbers pipe, Im sure its homemade.
    My family starting just putting a lawn chair behind the plate. If it hit the seat back, it was a strike.

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    Re: Amazing Wiffle Ball Pitcher

    Quote Originally Posted by pedro View Post
    WOY and I used to play wiffle ball in our backyard where the fence was basically at the pitcher's back and there were different values for each hit and no running involved. We threw hard and each had several pitches. At one time I probably had 4-5 different types of curves. Now we weren't as consistent or quite as fast as the guy in the video but the movement was pretty comparable.

    Last time I tried to throw one I thought my arm was going to fall off after about 5 minutes.
    Quote Originally Posted by RANDY IN CHAR NC View Post
    And here I thought we were the only ones to do that! Spent hours doing that, GAC. It really helps hand eye coordination.
    Yep. Back before there was a thing called video games, the internet, and cable TV, kids use to have to be inventive and play outside.

    And we use to come up with some really inventive rules in order to make it more harder and competitive. If you could only round up enough kids in the neighborhood to have 3-man teams then the pitcher was the 1Bman. If you batted LH'd (which my brother did) then you couldn't hit it to right field. Only to left or center. And it was the same for a RH'd batter.

    And did any of you guys use "ghost runners" if you got on base and due to the shortage of players?

    I know our Mom use to give us alot of heck because of all the grass we were killing and the paths we were wearing out in the backyard.
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