This drill sent in by Tim in Hawaii could make you [tag]baseball coach of the year[/tag].  Creative and effective while giving your team some fun at the same time. Give it a try!Baseball Coach of the Year

From Tim…
I have a [tag]baseball[/tag] [tag]drill[/tag] that kills two birds with one stone.

Take three balls put them half way down the third base line about three feet away from  each other all in a row from the foul line towards the pitching circle.

Take two [tag]fielders[/tag] and one [tag]baserunner[/tag].  One fielder waits on second and the other fielder waits on third next to the base.  When you say go, the baserunner runs to second while the [tag]third baseman[/tag] runs down the line to throw all three balls one by one as fast as he can to second before the base runner runs past second base.

This teaches the [tag]runner[/tag] to corner first base well, makes them run at top speed, and the third baseman realizes once he throws the ball he still has something to do besides watching his [tag]throw[/tag].  The [tag]second baseman[/tag] learns how to receive balls from another fielder. The fielders have to complete all the throws and beat the runner to win.

This is a fun game to play.  I usually make teams to play this drill; they have lots of fun with this one.
Thanks and aloha

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