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Being ready to leave the base, and having your body in The correct stance can make the difference between being safe or out, or getting an extra base out of a hit.
Be in a relaxed stance, with the feet shoulder width apart. The left foot should touch the left side of the bag.
Keep shoulders square, facing the infield and use a crossover step with the left leg and arm motion to get maximum power on the first step.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|