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Tim Wakefield Offers Pitching Advice To 18-Year-Old Female Knuckleballer

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Tim Wakefield Offers Pitching Advice To 18-Year-Old Female Knuckleballer Knuckle Princess Eri Yoshida visited her mentor, Red Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield, in Florida at a spring baseball camp last March. Eri had a chance to witness and study Wakefield’s knuckleball throw.Tim Wakefield is Eri Yoshida’s dream pitcher who invoked in her a hope of becoming a professional baseball player when she was only 13 years old. It was her first time meeting Tim Wakefield. Eri was having difficulties with throwing Knuckle balls consistently since she was self trained before she was going to join Chico Outlaws team. Tim Wakefield gave her some advice. And Tim Wakefield was impressed by her … Read entire article »

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Knuckle Princess Eri Yoshida Was Inspired By Tim Wakefield’s Knuckle Ball

Knuckle Princess Eri Yoshida Was Inspired By Tim Wakefield’s Knuckle Ball The first female to pitch for a professional baseball league in ten years was inspired by Boston Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield. The “Knuckle Princess” Eri Yoshida made her decision to be a professional baseball player and join a man’s world when she was only thirteen years old after seeing Wakefield throw a “knuckle” ball. That pitch is also known as “devil” ball because it’s so hard to hit. And Eri knew if she could master what Tim Wakefield did, she could compete with boys as a knuckle ball pitcher. Then Eri thought of a new knuckle ball technique and taught herself to throw it using her own style. She grips the ball with three fingers and her thumb, but doesn’t use … Read entire article »

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