Preparation is very important. The pitcher is going to do his job and prepare for you so you as a hitter must do the same. I always watch videotape of pitchers before the game and even sometimes during.
When asked about the importance of preparation.
It was amazing how quickly the silence fell on the crowd. It went from being so loud that you could barely hear the guys 20 feet away on the on-deck circle, to hearing my own footsteps loud and clear as I rounded the bases…that's never happened to me before.Albert Pujols
I consider myself a line drive hitter with power. I just try to put my best swing on the ball every time.Albert Pujols
My wife Deidre bought the game for my son A.J. and he's loved it ever since. So when we had the opportunity to become a part of it, I couldn't say no.Albert Pujols
I learned to play (baseball) on the streets in the Dominican Republic when I was 8 yrs old.Albert Pujols