"Every year, Major League Baseball spends more than $1.5 billion on pitchers—five times the salary of all NFL quarterbacks combined. Pitchers are the lifeblood of the sport, the ones who win championships, but today they face an epidemic unlike any baseball has ever seen.
One tiny ligament in the elbow keeps snapping and sending teenagers and major leaguers alike to undergo surgery, an issue the baseball establishment ignored for decades. For three years, Jeff Passan, the lead baseball columnist for Yahoo Sports, has traveled the world to better understand the mechanics of the arm and its place in the sport’s past, present, and future." -Amazon
CCBA encourages players to take a break from throwing for 2-4 months in the winter season and maintains a strong belief in monitoring pitch count in younger players. We would recommend all parents read this book as it will open your eyes to a career ending injury that can start in youth baseball.
Players, only you know how your ARM feels. If you don't feel right then you need to speak up and let your coach know. Coaches will no grab a WIN to LOSE an Arm.