How Do Catchers Relay Signs From The Dugout To Pitchers?

Baseball can be a complicated sport, but catchers might have the hardest job on the field.

If you see a catcher staring into the dugout during a baseball game, they’re not just daydreaming. In fact, the catcher acts as a middle man when their team is on the field, looking to the coach for pitching and fielding calls before relaying it back to the pitcher.

T.J. went to Williams College on this week’s “NESN Clubhouse” to learn more about how relaying signs works. Check it out in the video above!

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