Why do left hand hitters have smoother swings?

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  1. Vintage Tox

    Vintage Tox One Hundred Percent

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    Left handed hitters swings look so effortless most of the time.

    I like A-Rod and Manny Ramirezs swings but even their swings at times look real violent while you got guys like Griffey Jr., Adrian Gonzales, Mike Jacobs, even Rafael Palmeiro have swings that are just so soft-like. Sometimes looks like they dont even swing hard and the ball flies out of the park.
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  2. seenz back

    seenz back New Member

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    idk same think with a lot of shooters in the NBA

    Michael Redd
    Derek Fisher etc.

    but then again look at TayShaun Prince(disgucsting shot)

    and look at some left-handed batters like Craig Counsel(nasty swing)

    but ur right for the majority, idk I guess its body frame or sumthn because left handers usually tend to be on more of an angle than rightey's

    Look at basketball for an instance, lefties take a sharp attack to the basket and you can tell that they're left handed, and rightey's you can't really tell until you see which hand they go up with

    idk if u understand me but i see what u sayin
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  3. Gorilla Nasty

    Gorilla Nasty I'm lame TBH

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    When the pitcher throws a fastball you don't have to swing hard to knock it out. In that case, the pitcher supplies all of the power. That's a mistake a lot of younger players make- swinging hard at a fastball. But you're really slimming your chances of making contact. You're better of swinging about half as hard and trying to hit the sweet spot on the bat as well as the ball.
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  4. SeeSon

    SeeSon New Member

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    Honestly, Griffey Jr. is the only person whose swing looks smoother than everyone else's.
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  5. The 2nd

    The 2nd Bnned

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    That makes sense but doesnt answer my question. Troy Glaus and David Wright have pretty swings but a lot of left handed hitters swings looks so fluid.
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  6. Old Soul

    Old Soul Nipple Nibbler

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    Pujols has a perfect swing
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  7. McCizoy

    McCizoy Retired

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    Jim Edmonds has the best swing in baseball I'd say.
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