I'm obsessed with Aaron Judge's swing in general and this picture in particular. Why?

Aaron Judge Home Run

Because Aaron Judge's swing, and this picture, are one of the best examples of proper Alignment.

Aaron Judge Home Run - Annotated

During my time working with the hitters at HSSU, I spent a LOT of time -- and, for many, it was my main job -- busting myths.

Giving them permission to do things that other people told them were bad.

I used a number of other, good pictures with the HSSU guys, but I kept my eyes open for a picture to use with the guys who had been taught that diving over the plate was a problem.

I was rewarded for my patience with this picture of Yadier Molina hitting an opposite field home run during the 2017 All-Star Game.

Aaron Judge Home Run - Annotated

Eric Hosmer