Hank Aaron, who is considered by many people to be the greatest right-handed hitter of modern times, instructs a young baseball player in the fundamentals and philosophy of batting. The frequent use of slow-motion and close-up photography graphically communicates the proper techniques and methods that any ballplayer must know and do in order to become a valuable member of his team.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)