How Leaders Manage

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It’s the bottom of the last inning. The massive thirteen year old steps up to the plate batting in the three hole. He is two for two with a double to left center gap and a single through the infield. The young pitcher takes the rubber. He delivers a few pitches and gets the count to two balls two strikes.

The batter digs his cleat into the box and tightens his grip His eyes lock in on the throwing arm of the pitcher who besides the batter himself has done quite well. With a runner on second and third, a hit would win the game. An out would end it with his team losing by one run.

Here’s the pitch. The batter rips an inside pitch down the line almost knocking the glove off the third baseman. The fielder just had time to get his glove in front of his…

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