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How is the greatest outfielder in baseball of all time ?

I’m a baseball player and I play outfield and I want to know who I should watch to get better at it. #sports #baseball

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Paul’s Answer

I would get on Youtube and begin analyzing old film on several players, who I consider to be the best outfielders. They are:

Roberto Clemente
Willie Mays
Ken Griffey Jr
Reggie Jackson
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M’s Answer

Great question. First and foremost, be your own player. Never try to be something your not. Having said that....in no particular order you should watch, read whatever you can, and listen to stories about the following:
Ty CObb, Hank Aaron, Mike Trout, Barry Bonds, Mickey Mantle, Ken Griffey Jr, Joe Jackson, Stan Musial, Frank Robinson, Rickey Henderson, Pete Rose. Start with those. Follow how they treat every play, follow what they do when they arent hitting. Only one of those guys is still playing, but you can still learn a lot from watching videos of them in the field, at bat, running the bases, and most importantly HAVING FUN. Remember this is a kids game. Always have fun.

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Joseph’s Answer

Jaynon, I love baseball too, I had to answer this question.

I'm sure you already have some players you already follow today, keep watching them.

I'm old school, so the two greatest of all time are - Willie Mays and Barry Bonds. Mays had the full package, speed, arm strength and position. Bonds didn't have a great arm, but he knew the hitters and knew where to play them from his vantage point in Left Field- Both of these players were brilliant, fun to watch and of course, both could hit.

As you know, as an outfielder, there is much more to just chasing down fly balls and who to throw to - knowing the hitters, their tendencies, will make you a better outfielder. At your next game, see if you can position yourself for a particular hitter before the coach has to tell you. Knowing the competition is key in baseball, it's also a solid LIFE skill - when the competitor is treated with the utmost respect.

Hope to see you on the field someday.

Thank you again for your question,

Joseph M.

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Justin’s Answer

If you are still in jr.high or high school, I would recommend attending camps or joining a baseball academy. These are usually run by former professional players who have the experience and knowledge of what to do to make it professionally. If you are in high school, the way to get noticed by scouts from both college and professional teams is through summer camps or attending showcase camps. If you are looking to play college ball, this is a great way to get in front of numerous coaches at a time. Once at the college level, you will routinely play in front of professional scouts. This is a great way to get your shot at playing professional baseball.
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Troy’s Answer

I would look into watching highlights of Mike Trout, Ichiro Suzuki, Ken Griffey Jr., Hank Aaron, Mickey Mantle, Barry Bonds, Babe Ruth, Ronald Acuna Jr., Mookie Betts, or Juan Soto
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Santiago’s Answer

Hi Jaynon. I played semi professional baseball in independent leagues and baseball is still my passion. You'll have to put in a lot of work to get better and become a professional baseball player. If you are not in a team or have a coach, you can watch some videos online that will give you some pointers and some drills to practice. In terms of a great outfielder to watch, there are plenty, but I will recommend Mike trout & Ken Griffey Jr.
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