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Tim Lincecum, Hideki Okajima and the Top 15 Most Unusual Wind-Ups in MLB History
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Ah, the art of pitching.

Most coaches teach their little-leaguers the most standard of pitching wind-ups, hoping that mimicking the mechanics of the majority will grant them success.

But while the top pitchers of today—the Cliff Lees, C.C. Sabathias and Felix Hernandezes—might all have pretty standard deliveries, for every few of them there's always a Tim Lincecum—a guy who achieves success with a wind-up unlike anything we've ever seen.

And in the 100-plus year history of MLB, guys like Lincecum are nothing new.

Here's a list of the 15 most unusual wind-ups in MLB history.

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