Could Tom Seaver Have Been Even Better?

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In the event you don’t subscribe to The Fix podcast, you may want to listen to season 2, episode 4, which, among other things explains how Tom Seaver might have been able to throw with even more velocity than he did in his career, by making one change to his stride. Find out the flaw that robbed Tom Terrific of MPH.

Also, the show goes into detail on torn flexor tendons, Gavin Floyd‘s olecranon fracture, how 38-year-old Matt Thornton can still throw 95+ MPH, and a thorough explanation of Josh Edgin‘s stretched UCL. Yes, much of this news is a week late, but all of the lessons and information contained within is timeless. If you’re a pitcher or coach or parent of a pitcher, you’ll learn something helpful.

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