Meet our Instructors

HAH's Orlando Thomas

Orlando Thomas

Orlando is a former minor league player and coach with the St. Louis Cardinals. He has been teaching lessons at Hit After Hit since 1993. Several of his students have gone on to play college.

 

Orlando coached his 16-year-old team to the CABA World Series in 1999 and took his 17-year-old team to the same tournament in 2000. His 18-year-old team was the CABA World Series runner up in 2001.

 

 

 

 

HAH's Lem PilkingtonLem Pilkinton

Lem was drafted in 1984 by the Baltimore Orioles as a catcher and first baseman. In 1986, the Boston Red Sox drafted Lem out of Columbia State Community College.

 

He played in the Red Sox, Blue Jays and Mariners organizations and was a 2-time minor league all-star. Lem also coached with the Mariners organization for 2 years. He started giving lessons in 1986 and opened Hit After Hit in November of 1993.