Russell Greene, father of prep superstar Hunter Greene, explains some of the significant struggles Hunter had to overcome on his way to being potentially the #1 overall draft pick in the MLB amateur draft in June 2017. It's an amazing story. This is Part 1 of a multi-part interview that's part of YBE's "successful baseball dads" series.
Plus, Justin Stone of elitebaseball.tv answers the Question Of The Week, this time about glove brand recommendations and what sizes are too big or too small for shortstops.
And Austin Wasserman of WassermanStrength.com discusses what Sever's Disease is—and how to handle it if you have it—in Wass Strength's Tip Of The Week.
In this 1 hour, 9 minute episode, you'll learn:
- what Hunter was like as a player at six years old
- when Hunter made his first significant leap in playing ability
- the importance of knowing correct information to teach young players
- an easy way to remember to keep things fun for your players
- the amazing reason Hunter attended MLB's Urban Youth Academy at age 7
- when Hunter made his next significant leap in playing ability
- the obstacles outside Hunter's control that he had to overcome
- what long toss & J-bands did for Hunter
- how Hunter dealt with his sister's cancer diagnosis
- how Hunter dealt with not making a prominent middle school program despite an impressive resume
- how Hunter persevered, trying for a prominent high school program
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