From SABR member Fay Vincent at the Wall Street Journal on March 27, 2019:
As the great game shakes off the winter hiatus, I’ve been thinking of the wisdom shared with me by some of baseball’s titans. I have long believed superb ballplayers are so intelligent that their thoughts about how they played the game have broader applications to other fields.
Ted Williams once told me the best hitting advice he ever received was from Rogers Hornsby, the Hall of Fame second baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals. Hornsby counseled Williams to never let anyone change his baseball swing.
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Originally published: March 28, 2019. Last Updated: March 28, 2019.