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Play Ball Kid Baseball Development Podcast

75 EpisodesProduced by Bryan Eisenberg, Sammy Eisenberg Website

Our podcast is for those who are interested in baseball player development and the recruiting process. It was originally started by Sammy Eisenberg as a 13 year old. He wanted to share knowledge he gained as he interviews current & former professionals around the game of baseball. If you are committ… read more

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Old School versus New School Pitching with Lary Sorensen, former MLB All-Star pitcher & PitchLogic Executive

How to combine data from a smart baseball with old school feels.

Lary Sorensen is a ten-year veteran of Major League Baseball. He played for a total of seven teams during his thirteen-year professional career including the Milwaukee Brewers, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, Oakland A’s, Chicago Cubs, Montreal Expos and San Francisco Giants. Sorensen finished with a career record of 93-103 and a 4.15 e.r.a., including 10 shutouts, 69 complete games and 1,736 innings pitched. Sorensen was a member of the 1978 American League All-Star team when he finished with an 18-12 record and 3.21 e.r.a.

Sorensen went on to a career in broadcasting following his retirement in 1989, working the College World Series and Major League Baseball schedule for before teaming with Frank Beckmann to broadcast the Detroit Tigers for four seasons.

A native of Clinton Township, MI Sorensen was a three-sport star at L’Anse Creuse High School before winning two Big Ten Championships at the University of Michigan, where he was a first team All-Big Ten selection and Ray L. Fisher MVP award winner his junior year. Lary was also a member of four consecutive National Championship Amateur teams, winning Tournament MVP honors twice.

He is currently an executive with F5 Sports, the makers of the PitchLogic smart baseball.

Sammy and Lary discuss:

  • His All-Star appearance in 1978
  • What advice would Lary give to these broadcasters to help balance out the old world with the new world of baseball
  • What PitchLogic is and how you came about to be involved with the company
  • How to develop a new pitch or improve their current pitches

You can follow Lary and PitchLogic on Twitter and PitchLogic on Instagram.

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