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Baseball Slide Guide

By Baseball Monkey, 05/08/19, 12:00PM CDT

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Though this isn’t an exact science, it’s important not to slide too soon or too late, or you‘ll either slide past the base or not reach it at all.

Running the bases is one of the most exciting things you can do on a baseball field, and sliding is not only equally thrilling, but also an important skill for any base runner to master.

In this article, we’ll discuss how to slide correctly and safely, what different types of slides look like, the rules for sliding, drills to help you slide better and why sliding is important. Keep reading to learn everything there is to know about sliding in baseball, including: