View Full Version : Is Tony Pena the catcher
05-19-2002, 03:07 PM
who used to stretch way out when catching? I used to love to watch him catch. It was cool how he covered home plate
05-20-2002, 11:15 AM
I believe Benito Santiago used to do it as well. Pena said it was really comfortable, and I bet it was a lot easier on the knees. Santiago apperantly through someone out trying to steal second from the position. Never saw footage or replay, but that would be a heck of a throw.
05-21-2002, 12:21 PM
Pena did it too, with the cardinals in the late 80s. Dude had a cannon.
05-21-2002, 09:24 PM
I always thought it was really cool.
MY dad used to love watching Johnny Bench with the REDS
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