Cage Rat: Lessons from a Life in Baseball by the Yankees Hitting Coach

Paperback | March 27, 2012

byKevin Long

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The Hitting Coach for the New York Yankees, Kevin Long trains power-hitters in the fine art of hitting a baseball well—a talent the legendary Ted Williams once called, “the most difficult skill in sport.” In Cage Rat, the man who helps sharpen the mechanics of such superstars as Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada, and Alex Rodriguez shares the expertise he honed over his more than two decades in the game as both player and coach. With an introduction by Alex Rodriguez and an Afterword by Robinson Cano, Cage Rat is an indispensable guide to hitting, filled with practical advice, fascinating behind-the-scenes action, and an enduring, inspiring love for the Great American Pastime.

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The Hitting Coach for the New York Yankees, Kevin Long trains power-hitters in the fine art of hitting a baseball well—a talent the legendary Ted Williams once called, “the most difficult skill in sport.” In Cage Rat, the man who helps sharpen the mechanics of such superstars as Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada, and Alex Rodriguez shares the ...

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From Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long—the man who coaches all-stars like Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, and Robinson Cano—comes the inspiring story of one man’s road to the big leagues, full of practical advice, behind-the-scenes baseball action, and an enduring, inspiring love for America’s national pastime. In Cage Rat, Long—with help ...

Kevin Long was named the hitting coach of the New York Yankees in 2007. Before that, he served as the hitting coach of the Triple-A Omaha Royals and the Double-A Wichita Wranglers. He made his professional coaching debut at Single-A Wilmington in 1997 after eight seasons as a player in the minors. Long played college ball at the Univer...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:March 27, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061995010

ISBN - 13:9780061995019

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