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What is a 5 Tool Player?

What is a 5 tool player?

A 5 tools player is someone who can do it all. There is no weakness to their game. True 5 tool players are very rare.

"Tools" refer to a players ability as it pertains to playing baseball.

The 5 tools are..

1) Hitting for Power

2) Hitting for Average

3) Fielding Ability

4) Throwing Ability

5) Running Speed


A 5 tool player is extremely good at all 5 abilities.

Mike Trout is a good example of a 5 tool player.

Most power hitters are too big to run fast. Most fast players lack the power to hit home runs consistently.

A 5 tools player does it all.


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1 Comment

abel camino
abel camino
Nov 17, 2023

Wat about the main tool your mind? You forgot ? Power is the last or not even b in the list I want my son to hit for average not power wat about playing smart n small baseball wat to do wen there's runners on batting or fielding how many out who's playing were alot of favorite coaches just saying your mind thinking wat r you doing next pitch as a runner batter or

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