Do You Have What it Takes to be a Major League Hitter?
Step 1: Forget about the years of training, knowledge, practice, physical fitness, visual acuity, genetics, etc. I’m talking pure mental synapse-firing capability.
Step 2: Go to this site and measure your reaction time.
Step 3: Post it in the comments.
Step 4: Realize that .200 is what most MLB hitters have to operate at.
Step 5: Slink back to the couch never again to criticize a player for freezing up on a 95 mph heater right over the plate/biting on a slider that ends up in the visitor’s dugout.
(That’s you. Looking stupid. Why didn’t you swing? Huh? It was right there. Right. Over. The. Plate. I could have hit that. Loser. We pay you enough to hit that pitch.)
- Update: there’s something very similar here, except with cute graphics and it seems a lot easier. Now I can crack that .20 margin and hit about .900…with power, too! And I defy anyone to beat this Soco and Seven-influenced, not at all flukeage-related time of 0.04 seconds. Proof positive I could mash off Zumaya if I was just loaded all the time!!!