8Unassisted Explains What A 5 Tool Player Means in Baseball Terms

What does the term “5 tool player” mean in baseball terms. A 5 tool player is an exceptional player who has excels at the plate, in the field defensively, on the base paths, and brings an All-Star quality of play every time they step onto a baseball field. In Major League baseball history, some examples of 5 tool players are Mike Trout, Willie Mays, Roberto Clemente, Mickey Mantle, and Mookie Betts. Game changing steals of 2nd base, a consistent hitter at the plate, someone who hits towering home runs game after game, can throw a runner out from deep right field stretching a single to a double, has a “cannon” for an arm. 5 tool players are “must see” players and here is my latest “8Unassisted” video to explain more about the 5 tool player:

Helping me to explain what “5 tool player” means in this video are:

  1. Matt Woods, Bryant University
  2. Leah Lapham, Coventry
  3. Finley Hohl, Snapdragon Baseball
  4. Anderson de los Santos, Atlanta Braves organization
  5. Gio Canales, Coppin State University

Stay tuned for more “8Unassisted” explainer videos coming soon to a social media page near you.

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