Recruiting is not an exact science. I'm sure if you could interview most college coaches they will each have a story of the kid "that got away" or "they completely missed on." It is not something for the weak minded or feint of heart, this recruiting thing.
It's time to talk a little bit about the pitch. The pitch everyone wants to throw, the pitch that made Dwight Gooden, Bert Blyleven, and Sandy Koufax unbeatable on the mound, the seemingly law-defying pitch — the curveball.
If you stay around baseball long enough you will receive the gift of wisdom from some wise baseball people. Here are some thoughts from people who have crossed my baseball life and a short story behind each...
Selecting a college is stressful. The most knowledgeable coaches and parents – those who may have gone through the process themselves and supposedly have the experience – cannot avoid the pressure of the “final” choice.
Learn what it takes to be a great pitcher. Pitching instruction is what I have dedicated myself to for over three decades and I continue to search for more effective ways to help young pitchers understand baseball.