Sports Products Consultants, Inc.
Sports Products Consultants, Inc. (SPC) was founded in 1990 with the goal of creating a safe and effective pitching machine, the Personal Pitcher, which can be easily used either indoors or outside. SPC’s products create a fun, yet challenging practice environment, which will help create better ball players at all levels, from pee wee to professional.
Today, SPC designs and manufactures result-proven products for the sporting goods industry. With emphasis on improving baseball and softball skills, such as the hand-eye coordination, needed for great batting and catching, SPC continues to help ball players of all ages achieve their dreams!
The first user of the Personal Pitcher®, Chris Richard, hit a home run on his very first at-bat in AAA for the Memphis Redbirds of the Pacific Coast League. Chris was called up to the St. Louis Cardinals and on July 17, 2000, hit his first pitch for a home run against the Twins. Later that month he was traded to the Orioles and played the last 45 games in the season. He hit .276 and had 13 home runs! Chris played professionally for another 10 years until retiring in 2010. He is now both a professional hitting coach as well as the head baseball coach at Scripps Ranch High School in his hometown of San Diego, CA.
A Message from the Owners
Success in baseball is the product of hard work and determination, so I easily understand why my son, Chris, has been so successful in making it to the BIG leagues.
I get just as much pride, however, from the many emails and letters from other dads whose sons and daughters of all ages are also achieving their goals while using our products.
Good luck to all who love the game!
- Bob Richard, Owner, SPC