Well, this morning when I logged into Baseball-Fever, I saw something pretty disturbing. The post was titled “Catcher stepping on a bat intentionally?”
This instantly had my attention and I had to click on it to find out what this was all about.
As you can imagine, it was a video of a catcher intentionally stepping on a bat with his metal spikes trying to damage the bat.
Watch this video below and you’ll see the culprit in action.
I’m not sure if the player thought this one up on his own, or if he was coached to do that, but I sure hope that no adult told him to do it!
Catchers…if anyone has ever taught you to do this don’t listen to them. If you think it’s cool, it’s not. Play the game the way it is supposed to be played.
If you’re not sure how it is supposed to be played, here is a quick checklist for you:
All you catchers out there take notice of this great example of what NOT to do!
Leave me a comment below and let me know what you would do if you saw a catcher on another team doing that.
P.S. I received permission from the user “Motherlode” at Baseball-Fever.com before I reposted his video.