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Video: A Pitcher’s Grips

4.19.11

In this video, Harvard varsity baseball pitcher Brent Suter ’12 (profiled in the May-June 2011 issue) shows how he grips the baseball to throw a two-seam fastball, four-seam fastball, curve, and change-up. He demonstrates each pitch from the bullpen mound.  

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From the original cover in 1997: John Dockery ’66, the only alumnus to earn a Super Bowl ring (click the white arrow on the right to see full image), displays mementos of his varsity sport. Such three-letter men have given way to single-sport stars like Naomi Miller ’99, a striker on the women’s soccer team. Updated 6/26/19: In 2013, Matt Birk ’98 became the second alumnus to earn a Super Bowl ring, playing for the Baltimore Ravens.

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Frank Doyle, in full ref attire, is fluent in Newton’s laws of motion—and the laws of the game.

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From the original cover in 1997: John Dockery ’66, the only alumnus to earn a Super Bowl ring (click the white arrow on the right to see full image), displays mementos of his varsity sport. Such three-letter men have given way to single-sport stars like Naomi Miller ’99, a striker on the women’s soccer team. Updated 6/26/19: In 2013, Matt Birk ’98 became the second alumnus to earn a Super Bowl ring, playing for the Baltimore Ravens.

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Sofie Fella

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Harvard rugby first-year scorer Sofie Fella

Frank Doyle, in full ref attire, is fluent in Newton’s laws of motion—and the laws of the game.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Science Dean, Soccer Judge Frank Doyle