Duke Snider Swing
Here is the Duke Snider swing. Duke Snider was one of the best hitters of his day. Bat held high in his stance, he kept his weight back throughout his swing which allowed him to produce the power to hit 407 home runs during his career.
The Duke of Flatbush hit out of a little bit of a crouch and his eyes were level to the ground.
He had a short stride and a quick bat. He also cocked his front knee before the swing to get his weight on his back foot and cock his hips.
His bat position was common back when the Duke played. Bat held high at a forty five degree angle with the back elbow up. This caused a bit of an upper cut in his swing which was perfect for the short right field fence at Brooklyn's
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