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简介:本文档为《棒球 Baseball, One on Onepdf》,可适用于人文社科领域,主题内容包含FUNDAMENTALSMADESIMPLEFORPLAYERSANDCOACHESNewYorkChicagoSanFranciscoLisbon符等。

FUNDAMENTALSMADESIMPLEFORPLAYERSANDCOACHESNewYorkChicagoSanFranciscoLisbonLondonMadridMexicoCityMilanNewDelhiSanJuanSeoulSingaporeSydneyTorontoCopyrightbyDomScala,BruceCurtis,andJamesTCainAllrightsreservedExceptaspermittedundertheUnitedStatesCopyrightActof,nopartofthispublicationmaybereproducedordistributedinanyformorbyanymeans,orstoredinadatabaseorretrievalsystem,withoutthepriorwrittenpermissionofthepublisherISBN:MHID:ThematerialinthiseBookalsoappearsintheprintversionofthistitle:ISBN:,MHID:XAlltrademarksaretrademarksoftheirrespectiveownersRatherthanputatrademarksymbolaftereveryoccurrenceofatrademarkedname,weusenamesinaneditorialfashiononly,andtothebenefitofthetrademarkowner,withnointentionofinfringementofthetrademarkWheresuchdesignationsappearinthisbook,theyhavebeenprintedwithinitialcapsMcGrawHilleBooksareavailableatspecialquantitydiscountstouseaspremiumsandsalespromotions,orforuseincorporatetrainingprogramsTocontactarepresentativepleasevisittheContactUspageatwwwmhprofessionalcomTERMSOFUSEThisisacopyrightedworkandTheMcGrawHillCompanies,Inc(“McGrawHill”)anditslicensorsreserveallrightsinandtotheworkUseofthisworkissubjecttothesetermsExceptaspermittedundertheCopyrightActofandtherighttostoreandretrieveonecopyofthework,youmaynotdecompile,disassemble,reverseengineer,reproduce,modify,createderivativeworksbasedupon,transmit,distribute,disseminate,sell,publishorsublicensetheworkoranypartofitwithoutMcGrawHill’spriorcosentYoumayusetheworkforyourownnoncommercialandpersonaluseanyotheruseoftheworkisstrictlyprohibitedYourrighttousetheworkmaybeterminatedifyoufailtocomplywiththesetermsTHEWORKISPROVIDED“ASIS”McGRAWHILLANDITSLICENSORSMAKENOGUARANTEESORWARRANTIESASTOTHEACCURACY,ADEQUACYORCOMPLETENESSOFORRESULTSTOBEOBTAINEDFROMUSINGTHEWORK,INCLUDINGANYINFORMATIONTHATCANBEACCESSEDTHROUGHTHEWORKVIAHYPERLINKOROTHERWISE,ANDEXPRESSLYDISCLAIMANYWARRANTY,EXPRESSORIMPLIED,INCLUDINGBUTNOTLIMITEDTOIMPLIEDWARRANTIESOFMERCHANTABILITYORFITNESSFORAPARTICULARPURPOSEMcGrawHillanditslicensorsdonotwarrantorguaranteethatthefunctionscontainedintheworkwillmeetyourrequirementsorthatitsoperationwillbeuninterruptedorerrorfreeNeitherMcGrawHillnoritslicensorsshallbeliabletoyouoranyoneelseforanyinaccuracy,errororomission,regardlessofcause,intheworkorforanydamagesresultingtherefromMcGrawHillhasnoresponsibilityforthecontentofanyinformationaccessedthroughtheworkUndernocircumstancesshallMcGrawHillandoritslicensorsbeliableforanyindirect,incidental,special,punitive,consequentialorsimilardamagesthatresultfromtheuseoforinabilitytousethework,evenifanyofthemhasbeenadvisedofthepossibilityofsuchdamagesThislimitationofliabilityshallapplytoanyclaimorcausewhatsoeverwhethersuchclaimorcausearisesincontract,tortorotherwiseiiiContentsAcknowledgmentsvForewordbyWillieRandolphviiGrowingUpwithaDreamLeeMazzilliGettingStarted:PerfectPracticeMakesPerfectTheDayIGotHurtHowWeRunOurCampsTheDecisionAdviceforCoachesThePlayer’sWife:YolandaAthleticismGeneLamontKeepingItSimple:PitchingJohnFrancoFundamentalsofHittingTeachingKidsNottoFeartheBallFundamentalsofBaserunningACatcher’sTakeonPitchingFieldingEducationPlaySmartDonMcCormackConclusionIndexThispageintentionallyleftblankvAcknowledgmentsIwouldliketotakethistimetothanksomeveryspecialpeoplewhowereinstrumentalinmylifeandgavemetheinspirationtowritethisbookFirstwouldbemyfather,Dominic“Doc”ScalaTheycalledhim“Doc”becauseheworkedasalongshoreman“onthedocks”theBrooklynpiersHewastheonewhointroducedmetothegamethatIlearnedtoloveAprettyfairathleteinhisownright,hewasanamateurboxingchampionintheGoldenGlovesmiddleweightdivisionHealwayshadtimetotakemetotheparkandplayballHewasalsoamasteratgettingthelocalsportswritertocometothegamesandwriteaboutmeThefunnypartisIalwaysgavethemsomethinggoodtowriteaboutafterthegamewasoverTothisdayIwellupwhenIthinkofallmymomputupwithinourBrooklynhouseholdShewasthegluethatheldthefamilytogetherIthinkofherconstantlywashingbaseball,basketball,andfootballuniformsIthinkofhertendingtomyinjuries,cleaningcutsandbruisesthatIcouldn’tgettoAndcookinggreatfoodand,ofcourse,servingmewhereverIwantedtoeatitTheyarebothgonenow,buttheirmemorywillalwaysbewithmeGodblessyouboth,andIwillalwaysbethankfulforthewayyouguidedmeToGeorgeSteinbrennerandtheNewYorkYankeesorganizationforbeingthefamilythattheyareandmakingmepartofthatfamilyforninestraightyearsIlearnedsomuchfromsomanylegendsandusethatknowledgetodayinteachingmykidsBeingaYankeeisforever,inanycapacityonthefieldHell,evenWhiteyFordseesmeandcallsme“Coach”Now,that’sacomplimentTomydaughter,Shana,whojustgraduatedfromNewYorkUniversitySheissuchajoy:smart,beautiful,andindependentSheknowswhatshewantsinlife,andIhavenodoubtthatshewillbeagreatsuccessHerpassionforlifecomesoutwhenshedoesthingsforpeopleThankyou,Shana,formakingmestriveforthenextlevelviAcknowledgmentsIwouldliketosayaspecialthankstomymotherinlawandfatherinlaw,LucyannandJoeCiminoTheywerealwaysthereformeandrootedmeonOh,andtheyalwaysbraggedabouttheirsoninlawwhowasaNewYorkYankeeTomysistersinlawJoann,Toni,andSusan,whomIhaveknownformorethanyearsandaremorelikemysistersAnd,lastbutnotleast,tomywifeandlifepartner,YolandaShehasbeentherethroughthegoodtimesandbad:PickingmeupattheairportatamfromaroadtripwiththeYankeesComingtoModesto,California,towatchmeplayintheminorleaguesThesleeplessnightswhenIwassickThebirthofourchildThedayshefoundourfirsthouseandbroughtmeinandIlookedandsaid,“Areyoukiddingme”ShealwayshadvisionThentherewasthedayshedesignedagoldanddiamondencrustedYankeeslogoThatonevisionbecameabusinessthatgaveussecurityformanyyearsTheonethingthatwehaveandwillalwayshaveisthatlovethatneverdiesWearealwaysthereforeachotherand,mostimportant,weenjoyeachother’scompanyWelovespendingtimetogether,andIamveryproudofthatafteryearsofbeingtogetherIloveyou,Yolanda,andIwillenjoyspendingtherestofmylifewithyouviiForewordI’veknownDom,itseemslike,prettymuchforeverAfterourchildhooddaysspentplayingagainsteachotheronBrooklyn’sfamousParadeGrounds,Imetupwithhimagain,joinedinpinstripes,whenhecametotheYankeesintoworkinthebullpenTherewaswordthattherewasthisnewcharacterouttherewithmaybemorethanhisfairshareofknowledgeaboutthegameCatchersarethefieldgenerals,theysaySoIwenttolook,andtherewasmyoldbuddy,DomIfwehadn’tbeenbefore,we’vebeengoodfriendseversince“Tothisday,”hewouldsayinhisfamiliarBrooklyneseDomstayedonwiththeYankees,whileIplayedsecondbaseWewontheWorldSeriesinDomwasstillayoungguy,butstuckwiththeYanksnineyears,coachingoutofthebullpen,whenwehadahostofexYankeeshelpingout,includingsuchcatchinggreatsasElstonHoward,JeffTorborg,andYogiBerranottomentionourillfatedheroThurmanMunsonButDomstoodsolidamongthesegiants,andIvisitedhimfrequentlyforadviceandalittlecamaraderie,whetheritbearoundthebattingcage,intheclubhouse,orgoingouttodinnerHeandIarethesameage(daysapart),andfromtheBrooklynneighborhoods,soitwasnaturalwe’dbecomeveryclosefriends“tothisday”It’snosurprisetomethatDomhasbecomesuchasuccessfulbaseballcoachatAdelphiUniversityandhashadsomuchsupportforhisbaseballcampsforyouthinthesummerWheneverIwasinneedofadviceaboutthegameingeneral,eventimeswhenIwasafreeagentandlefttheYankeesfortheDodgers,IknewIcouldcountonDomWiththatbitofintroduction,letmetellyouthatIhaveknownandworkedwithDomformanyyears,andIcantellyouheissecondtononeinworkingwithkidsandteachingthemhisgreatknowledgeofthegameofbaseballHepreachesthefundamentals,andovertheyearshehasdevelopedmanygreatdrillsandsimpletechniquesthatgethispointacrossviiiForewordBut,ultimately,thekeyisthatDomcaresaboutkids,andyoucanseethatjustwatchinghimworkwiththechildrenathiscampsHe’sgotanumberofotherprofessionalsworkingwiththeplayers,butDomstaysrightinthemiddleofit,preachinghismantra“fundamentals,boys,alwaysfundamentals”WillieRandolphGrowingUpwithaDreamWhenIwasfive,mydadusedtotakemeacrossthestreettoMcCarrenParkintheWilliamsburgsectionofBrooklyntoplaycatchandteachmetohitabaseballHewasalongshoremanwhowenttoworkintheearlymorning,workedhardonthedocksallday,camehomeatfive,andthenplayedballwithmeIdon’tremembermanythingsaboutbeingfiveyearsold,butoneofmyfirstmemoriesissittingonthestoopandwaitingforhimwithmygloveandaballHealwaysOneonOneBaseballseemedtohavetimetoteachmetoplaythegameIwasstillalittleguythen,butIthinkthat’swhenthedreambeganMaybeIoughttotakeaminutetoexplainwhatthedreamisGuyswhotrytomakethebigleaguesknowifyouaskayoungkidscrapinghiswaythroughtheminorswhathe’sdoing,he’lljustsay,“Youknow,chasingthedream,”andheexpectsyoutounderstandthatbutmaybeit’snotsocrystalcleartoeverybodyelseItreallyisassimpleasitsounds,butforsomeguysitisadreamthatcancometrueWhynotchasethatdreamforaslongasyoucanOfcourse,thedreamiswhateverykidstartsoutwithHewatchesabigleaguegameonTV,andheseesthecrowdscheeringhomerunsandgreatplaysHeseestheaccoladesthataballplayergets,thecelebrityhehasThekidwantstosomedaybethatguyHedreamsthathecanbesomeonepeoplelookuptoandsay,“Therehegoes”HedreamsofmakinggoodmoneyanddoingsomethinghelovestodoAfterall,it’sakids’gameBigleagueplayersareplayingakids’gameandmakingreallygoodmoneythesedaysTheydon’thavetopunchatimeclockorgetupatsixo’clockinthemorningandgocatchabusNo,thisissomethingwhereyou’reoutdoors,andyou’reinthespotlightatthesametimePeopleloveyou,theygettoknowyouWhatkiddoesn’tdreamofgrowingupandmakingmoneyplayingagameIt’sadaydreamthatendsprettyearlyformosteverybody,butthat’swhatmakesitspecialIgrewupwiththatdreamTheBrooklynwelivedinthen,whenIwasakid,justasthe’sbegan,wasadifferentplacethanitisnowIlivedinanItalianneighborhoodinWilliamsburgHousesandapartmentbuildings,anywherefromtwotosixstorieshigh,crowdedthetreelinedstreetsMostpeoplelivedinapartmentswithrailroadrooms,onerightaftertheotherinarowYouhadnorealprivacyyouusedafoldingscreenifyouweregoingtochangeyourclothes,likeintheoldmoviesWehadtoshowerinthekitchenMydadonlyputinashowerwhenIwasyearsoldbeforethatIhadtowashinthesinkItwasprettytough,wherewegrewupWeownedourown“eightfamily”house,though,whereourfamilyme,mysister,Dad,andMomlivedwithsevenotherfamiliesThepeopleinthehousecamefromallover:theywereimmigrantGrowingUpwithaDreamfamiliesfromIreland,Italy,andGermanyFolksofmanydifferentethnicbackgroundslivedinBrooklynatthetime,sointhatsense,itwasn’ttoomuchdifferentfromthewayitistodayOurimmediateneighborhoodwasItalian,butacrossMcCarrenPark,theneighborhoodswereGermanandIrish,andifyouwentblockstheotherway,itwasPuertoRicanpeopleanotherblocks,youhadHasidicJewsTheneighborhoodwasmixedwithsmallbusinessesandshopsyoudidn’thavetogetinthecartogetaloafofbreadoraglassofbeerJustonthecornerfromourhousewastheMiamibarTherewerecornergroceries,icecreamparlors,andalotofcandystores,likeTrotta’sandStevie’sCandyStoreJoeyPepe’sIceCreamParlorwasrightacrossthestreetYouwouldgoupthestepsandinthedoor,pastthebigplateglasswindowandtheredneonletteringthatflashedthestore’sname,andontherightwasacounterwithstools,totheleftstoodredvinylbooths,andnexttothemwasarefrigeratorboxfulloficedsodaIcewouldslideoffthebottlesintoyourhand,whichwasespeciallygoodonahotsummerdayafteragameIwasalwaysplayingsomethingMyfavoritesodawasaManhattanSpecialIt’sespressoinabottleYoucanstillgetittodayIt’smadeinGreenpoint,inBrooklyn,bythefourthgenerationofafamilythatcamefromNaples,bywayofEllisIslandAtJoey’s,I’dgointothestore,slideontoastool,andsaytohim,“Hey,Joey,canIhaveasundaeWouldyaputitonmymother’sbill”Everyday,IwalkedsixblockstoschoolatAnnunciation,andwe’dgetlunchatthefamousBamonte’sRestaurantit’saBrooklynlandmark,arealNewYorkItalianplaceTypically,Iwouldgetameatballsandwich,andIwouldsay,“Putitonmymother’sbill”IwouldsplititandgivehalftomyfriendMymotherwouldgoaroundandpaythebillsattheendoftheweekEverywherewewouldgo,she’dpaythebillsattheendoftheweekThat’sthewaywelived,andyoukneweverybodyNexttoJoeyPepe’swasatriangularpark,withbenchesaroundthesideswherepeoplewouldgotogetabreathoffreshairandsitIrememberthatwhenIwaskid,alltheteenagerswouldgatherthereintheevening,andtheywouldsingacappellaingroupsIwasalittleboy,andIwouldsitatmywindowandwatchthemacrossOneonOneBaseballthestreetasgroupsfromdifferentpartsofBrooklynwouldcompetewitheachotherTheysangsongslike“SoMuchinLove”and“UndertheBoardwalk,”songsthatwerepopularontheradioIusedtosingalittlebit,too,whenIgotolderOurparish,OurLadyofMountCarmel,wasandstillisfamousforthe“FestadelGiglio,”wherethey“dancethestatue”It’safestivalwherehundredsofmenliftanddanceafootstatueandanimmensebarca(aboatinItalian,butit’safloatforthefestival)throughthestreetsofWilliamsburgonGiglioSunday,withgamesandfood,bandsplaying,andcrowdssingingandclappingallthethingsthatmakeasummerfestivalIt’spartofthesouthernItalianculturethathonorsSanPaolino(SaintPaulinus)andtheFeastofOurLadyofMountCarmelMymomwasashortItalianladywhogrewupintheCoronasectionofQueensShewasthepersonwhoalwayswatchedoutforme,becausemyfatherwouldwork,ofcourse,fromninetofive,andmymomwashomeShewasalwaysthereformeLet’ssayI’dgetabadgradeinschoolShe’dsay,“I’mgoingtotellyourfatherwhenhegetshomeYou’renotgoingtobeabletogoout”andthis,that,andtheotherthingAndofcourse,myfatherwouldcomehome,thebellwouldring,andIwouldsay,“uhoh”Maybeshewouldtellhim,andmaybeshewouldn’tShekeptmeonmytoesOfcourse,shewasalwaysagreatcookputtingfoodonthetableseemedanindispensablepartofherlifeEverySundaymorning,Iwokeuptothesmellofmeatballs,sausage,andgravy(inanItalianhome,“gravy”isatomatosaucewithmeatthatspendshalfadayonthestove,bestenjoyedbydippingarippedoffpieceofbreadintothepotwhennooneislooking)MyfatherwouldgooutandgetacoupleofloavesofItalianbread,andthat’swhatIwouldhaveforbreakfast:afabulousmeatballsandwichAnyway,asIsaid,fromthetimeIwasfivemydadwouldtakemeacrossthestreettoMcCarrenParkandplaycatchwithmeandmakemetakebattingpracticefortwohoursatatimeMyfriendswouldcome,andmydadwouldpaythemcentsapiecetoshagballsintheoutfieldwhileIhitIrememberadrillthatIusetodayatmycampsinwhichhewouldthrowmeplasticgolfballswithholesinthemthatwerenotonlysmallerthanaregularbaseball,buttheyGrowingUpwithaDreammovedinalldirectionsIt’sadrillthatmakesyouconcentrateandforcesyoutokeepyoureyeontheballThenhewouldthrowmearegularsizeWhiffleballIt’sthesamesizeasabaseball,ofcourse,butlookshugeafterthelittlegolfballs,andIwouldcrushitThisdrillsoundsverysimplistic,butIcantellyouitworksMyFirstTeamThoughwelivedinBrooklyn,thenthehomeoftheDodgers,myfavoriteteamwastheYankees,somyfirstuniformnumberwas,justlikeJoeDiMaggio,myfather’sfavoriteplayerWhenIgotolder,IplayedforOurLadyofMountCarmel’steamintheCatholicYouthOrganization,whereIhadacoachIwillneverforgetNickMarinowasanexmarine,andhewasbuiltlikethefamousTVfitnessguruJackLaLanneHewasashortguywithmuscles,shortblackhair,andasquarechinNick’senergywasunbelievableTothisday,whenIhavereachedhisageandconsidermyselfingoodshape,Ican’tbelievethathecoachedalmostalltheteamswehadatOurLady,bothinbaseballandbasketballTheonebiglessonhetaughtmewhichIalwaysstresstomyplayersandstudentsistogivepercentatalltimesNickmadeushustleineverydrillthatwedidIt’snocoincidencethatwewonchampionshipsalmosteveryyearWiththehustlethatshowedtheotherguysyoucared,NicktaughtusthatyourteammatescanbeyourfriendsforlifeWhenyou’restillakid,youthinkyou’llalwaysseethoseguysyou’vegrownupwithandplayedballwithButfriendshipsgrowstrongerthroughsharedhardship,orIshouldsaysharedstruggleWhenyouplaytogetherasateam,youhavetogiveupalittlebitofyourselffortheotherguyYoudon’trealizeitatthetime,butwhenyouseeeachotheryearslater,andyou’vemetsomanypeoplewhopassbywithoutaffectingyou,thenyoureallycherishthosesharedmomentsSeeingthoseguysthatyouhaven’tvisitedwithforawhile,thefirstthingyoutalkaboutisyourplayingdaystogetherForinstance,yearslaterwhenI’dgettogetherwithguysIplayedbaseballwithatStFrancisPrep,we’dalwaystalkaboutwhenweOneonOneBaseballhadtowalktoMcCarrenParkforpractice,andwewouldhavetowalkpastthepublichighschool,EliWhitney,rightdowntheblockTheoldstoryinthosedays,youknow,wasthatthekidsfrompublicschoolweredumberthanthekidsfromCat

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