When Should Youth Baseball Pitchers Throw Curveballs?

It's an issue parents and coaches have debated for years. When should youth baseball players throw breaking balls, most notably the curveball, and how best can young pitchers throw the pitch in a safe and effective way?

In this video, Coach Ric Ramirez, of the 2009 Park View Little League World Champions, offers his tips for managing young arms throwing the "deuce" and what he suggests to keep those young shoulders and elbows injury-free.

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