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pitcher

1
Botany any of the urn-shaped leaves of the pitcher plant

pitcher

2
1. Baseball the player on the fielding team who pitches the ball to the batter
2. a granite stone or sett used in paving
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Complex chain of momentum transfer of body segments in a baseball pitching motion.
The present study indicates that the kinematics of the lower limbs during baseball pitching are similar between adolescent and collegiate pitchers, but the momentum of the lower limbs during pitching is lower in adolescent pitchers than in collegiate ones, even when the difference in body mass is considered.
JUGS Sports is the leading producer of baseball pitching machines (http://jugssports.
Baseball pitching generates large valgus/extension forces.
There's the man whose past drinking has prevented him having the children he wanted, a brother Amos whose baseball pitching skills remain undiscovered and the previously successful man now confined to a wheelchair.
Held this year from December 28 through December 30 at the McCormick Place Convention Center, the festival includes activities and fitness equipment such as trampolines, golf, climbing walls, football, chess, an obstacle course, a zone for small children, bowling, table tennis, badminton, boxing, a baseball pitching zone, fishing ponds, a giant slide, a 40-yard dash area, skateboarding, wrestling, and open courts for volleyball and basketball.
The boxy robot, measuring 3 feet by 2 feet by nearly 5 feet, utilizes a mechanism similar to that used in baseball pitching machines to shoot the balls at an 8 1/2-foot-tall goal.
After six years as a baseball pitching coach, I made the transition to pitching researcher by attending a graduate school in biomechanics.
Baseball pitching instruction: Pitching Confidence is scheduling winter instruction in baseball pitching mechanics for players age 9 and older.
Gifted and unusual sporting heroes, their double-barrelled baseball pitching technique had to be seen to be believed and, as hockey goalkeeper(s), they were unbeatable.
Introduced in 1999, the ProBatter Professional baseball pitching machines combine computer controlled with innovative video technology, allowing a batter to practice under game-like conditions.