For some young hitters, knowledge is power

Originally Published: January 31, 2007
By Alan Schwarz | Special to ESPN.com

In a Hall of Fame of incessant baseball beefs, three complaints would make up the inaugural class: The players make too much money, teams spend too much money and fundamentals are as dead as the dodo. Scour baseball's 150 years of history and you'll discover that Wee Willie Keeler was in fact the last major league player to lay down a sacrifice bunt -- and he paid $3,000 for the privilege.

But crowbar open your mind and listen to several of today's top young stars talk about hitting, and you'll ...

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