Cleats by Bill Hinds for March 22, 2007
Jerome's grandpa: As pitcher, you are the closest fielder in the batter's line of fire. Put on this blindfold and I'll show you an exercise Doc McGuire used to do with me. Jerome: Ow! Ow! Ow! Ow! Ow! Is this supposed to increase my feel for the ball? Ow! Ow! Jerome's grandpa: No. It's supposed to decrease the feeling in your skin. Jerome: Ow! Ow! Ow!