Most of us who have played the game for more than a few years have been told this many times by coaches, players and others. What they are really trying to impart is this: If you want to really become a good player focus on just a few things, and trying to do them very well. Do not over-think what you are doing while in the middle of a game. Practice A LOT so that playing just becomes instinctual. Every time you are practicing have a few specific goals in mind.
That’s it. Got it?
OK, here is an extra-choice question for the fans: How is baseball like investing in the stock market?
Now that it has been a few days…Answer: Both baseball and investing can be very data analysis driven. For more information, click here for a great article on the topic of sports and investing By Bill Nygren–one of the best mutual fund managers in the business.