Seam Readers In The News
At Seam Readers our mission is to help teach baseball and softball players of all ages one of the only constants when it comes to hitting. Seam Reading is the ability to identify a pitch based on how it looks. We say it is one of the only constants at the plate because every pitch has a certain rotation to it giving it a specific look. This skill is sometimes undertrained as well as un-taught and we want to change that. With our training system, the confusion on what to do at the plate is eliminated and Seam Readers all over the world are born.
One of the greatest athletes to ever come out of South Dakota is hoping to make an impact on the game of baseball at a national level.
Dennis Tiefenthaler, a four-sport star from Armour who played three seasons of professional baseball in the 1980s, has written a book and developed an app with his son, Jared, on the science of hitting, specifically, the ability to recognize pitches by reading the seams of the baseball.
Tiefenthaler and his son, Jared, collaborated on a book and training app that delves into seam reading for baseball and softball. The book — “Seam Reading: The Hidden Art of Hitting” — was released on Feb. 1. The corresponding Seam Reader app, which debuted on April 2, complements the book with visual images to demonstrate the art of seam reading.
Dewey’s Tiefenthaler father-son duo to release phone app that could revolutionize baseball, softball
Dennis Tiefenthaler, right, has met briefly with Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon to discuss Tiefenthaler’s 2020 book titled, “Seam Reading: The Hidden Art of Hitting,” during Spring Training in the Phoenix area. Tiefenthaler and his son, Jared, co-wrote the book, which quotes Maddon saying, “You are better reading seams than you are guessing what pitch is coming next.”….
Former professional baseball player Dennis Tiefenthaler and his son, Jared Tiefenthaler, want to know: Are you a seam reader hitter or a guess hitter? To support those choosing reading seams, the duo released a book in February discussing the differences and benefits and in April launched an app to help both educate and improve the art of seam reading……
There may be snow on the ground, but the boys of summer are already focusing on baseball.
A new book out called ‘Seam Readers’ The Hidden Art of Hitting was co-authored by Armour, South Dakota native Dennis Tiefenthaler and his son Jared.
Dennis Tiefentahler made a name for himself in South Dakota sports in the late 70s and early 80s when he played for the Armour Packers who went on a 64 game winning streak that included multiple state championships….
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