Often times outfielders will collide or allow a fly ball to drop because priorities have not properly been set. Setting priorities on the field for fly balls is SUPER important. I’ve heard a baseball story about a lethal injury to a SS colliding with an LF over a fly ball. Extreme yes, but why take the risk of something like this happening?
Make sure to set up and practice fly ball priorities, not only so you can get more outs, but for optimal safety of the players as well!
This video shows how to set up fly ball priorities on the field as well as shares some other outfield fundamental concepts any coach or player should know.
Stacie Mahoe shares lessons learned from decades around the diamond. Enjoy her unique insights on softball and life from years as a player, coach, parent, and fan of the game.