Play The Winning Way by Jerry Kindall
Better Baseball - This book, written by former major league player
and University of Arizona coach Jerry Kindall, emphasizes the individual
player's role in carrying out team strategy.
Winfield: The Complete Baseball Player - Former major leaguer Dave
Winfield covers every aspect of the game in this book illustrated with
photographs, diagrams and computer graphics.
All Star Baseball: How To Play Like A Pro
And Drills For Better Baseball by John Stewart - Provides instruction
for young players on all aspects of baseball, including batting, running
the bases, pitching, catching, and fielding.
to Hit/How to Pitch: A Complete Self-Coaching System For Winning Baseball
- A book for intermediate to advanced players and coaches, written by the
pitching instructor of the Oakland A's.
Rules In Pictures - The complete Official Playing Rules presented in
text and illustrations.
Field and Equipment - (Play It Like a Pro) by Bryant Lloyd.
Batting And Baserunning
Williams: The Science of Hitting - This classic treatise by Hall of
Famer Ted Williams emphasizes practice and determination, along with a
solid mental approach to hitting.
Your Potential: Mastering The Ted Williams Approach -Author Stephen
J. Ferroli has been personally selected by Ted Williams as his "technical
successor." This book is geared toward youth league players.
Art Of Hitting .300 by Charlie Lau - Lau, an influential former major
league batting coach, describes the common elements used by all successful
hitters and presents them as "The Ten Absolutes of Good Hitting."
Gwynn: The Art of Hitting - An instructional guide that breaks hitting
down into its essential components, this book also includes interwoven
commentary and an overview of Gwynn's career.
Baker: You Can Teach Hitting - A learning guide for players of all
ages, but especially for young players trying to master the fundamentals.
Mike Schmidt Study - Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt teams up with 12 major
league hitting instructors on this book designed to help Little League
coaches teach young players how to hit.
Baseball Drills by Rod Delmonico - 68 hitting, baserunning and team
And Run Baseball by Rod Delmonico - Tips on hitting, running, bunting
Percentage Baserunning - by Harold S. Southworth.
Mental ABC's of Pitching : A Handbook for Performance Enhancement -
A veteran professional pitching instructor emphasizes approaching the game
one pitch at a time and focusing on processes rather than results in this
Seaver: The Art of Pitching - Hall of Famer Tom Seaver emphasizes the
mechanics of pitching as well as mental preparation.
Ryan's Pitcher's Bible - A pitching guide that stresses conditioning
and mechanics, and features a special "flick book" that graphically demonstrates
Ryan's pitching motion.
To Pitch - by Tom House.
Winning Pitcher ... by Tom House Sixteen major league pitching stars,
including Nolan Ryan, Don Sutton, Rich Gossage, Bert Blyleven, Bruce Sutter,
Phil Niekro and Orel Hershiser, demonstrate what it takes to be an ace.
Pitching Edge - Tom House, a former major league pitcher and pitching
coach, explains how grip, angle and mechanics affect the flight of the
ball. Conditioning and mental preparation are also covered.
Illustrated Pitching - Author Pat Jordan covers mechanics and strategies
of pitching, including conditioning and technique.
Craft Of Pitching - Former major league All Star and pitching coach
Larry Jansen discusses the mental processes that produce the physical dynamics
From The Ground Up - by Bob Bennett.
Fielding And Defense
Baseball - College coach Rod Delmonico demonstrates position-by-position
as well as overall team defensive strategies.
Defensive Drills - by Rod Delmonico.
Guide To Outfield Play - A systematic, comprehensive treatment of playing
Mental And Physical Preparation
Baseball - Author Ken Ravizza teaches that confidence can be built
by keeping a positive mental outlook, and outlines a plan to develop conditioned
responses to pressure situations.
Mental Game Of Baseball - A guide that helps players channel their
mental energy into positive thoughts.
Conditioning For Baseball - 85 drills and exercises for players to
do on the field and in the weight room, including 111 illustrations showing
Of Coaching Baseball by Jerry Kindall - This book teaches coaches and
players to apply the principles of motor learning, sport psychology, biomechanics,
exercise physiology, sports medicine, and nutrition.
Fundamentals Of Coaching Baseball - This book provides an in-depth
guide to organizing offensive and defensive systems, as well as the mechanics
of hitting, baserunning, pitching, catching and fielding.
Baseball Successfully - Written primarily for high school and college
coaches, this book covers drills and strategies, coaching philosophies,
evaluating players, working with school administrators, fund-raising, game
and practice preparation and player motivation.
Pitchers - An instruction book that emphasizes fundamentals to help
coaches quickly recognize good and bad pitching form.
Coach's Survival Guide - Practical techniques and materials for building
an effective program and a winning team.