3P’s Baseball Pitching Experts: Harvey Dorfman
Harvey Dorfman has been recognized as the most valuable player in MLB when it comes to sports psychology. Harvey has worked with many of today’s great stars and has helped them reach their true potential by effectively managing their thoughts. Many of baseball’s top players have credited Harvey with helping them gain control of their thoughts, attitudes, motivations and develop a “mental” game plan that has allowed them to perform their best during the most stressful times. When the game is on the line, they recall the guidance Harvey provided to calm their thoughts and execute in the zone.
Previously, Harvey was a coach with the Oakland Athletics, Florida Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays. Today Harvey is part of the super agent Scott Boras’ company where he provides behavior coaching to many of the agency’s clients.Harvey has written numerous books on this topic including: The Mental Game of Baseball, Coaching the Mental Game, and The Mental ABC’s of Pitching.
Harvey has also been a freelance journalist, his work having appeared in The New York Times, Boston Globe, Miami Herald and Los Angeles Times, among others. Several high profile magazines including GQ and Men’s Journal have written about Harvey’s extensive work. He has been a regular interviewee on ESPN and many radio sports programs.