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Strength Vs. Skill – Strength Magazine – December, 1920

A great baseball pitcher has to have speed, curves and control, and, the most important of these, is control. There are a number of men in the semi-professional and amateur ranks who have mastered as much speed as Walter Johnson and who have
just as wonderful an assortment of curves as any of the big league stars. These amateurs have a lot of stuff, but the trouble is that they can’t put it over. In other words, they lack control, which simply means that they are unable to make use of their blinding speed and wide curves.

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