Positioning the first baseman with no runners on base.
Double play turn for shortstops when the throw is from their right shoulder to the outfield side.
The shortstop comes to the base facing the play so they are able to adjust their angle based on where the throw is coming from.
Footwork for fielding medium speed ground ball to the right of the third baseman.
Correct positioning is key to the first baseman applying the tag correctly in front of the base.
On a ball hit directly at the second baseman, use a backhand toss to feed the shortstop.
Double play footwork for right handed first baseman’s feed (throw) to second when the ball is hit directly at the fielder.
Positioning the LEFT handed fielding first baseman to hold runners.
Positioning the RIGHT handed fielding first baseman to hold runners.
An overview of the five double play feeds from the second baseman to the shortstop.
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