Should Pitchers Throw a Football?

I get this question a lot. More than likely this picture of Nolan Ryan throwing a football will answer the question for most people. The problem is just because a pro is doing it, doesn’t make it right. For example, there are a lot of pro’s who recommend baking a new glove in the oven to help break it in, but the glove companies are totally against this. So who do you believe? I would believe the glove companies because they actually study the science of glove making. Just like I would listen to a well educated experienced coach before... more