PHOTO ESSAY: “Pitcher Only,” the little known, essential baseball position

Morgan Cain and Grace O'Brien

The DePaul Prep baseball team is comprised of several players holding positions that the casual fan might think of: shortstop, catcher, outfielder… But one position often overlooked is Pitcher Only, or PO. Athletes in the PO position function solely as a pitcher on the team, making their practices and gametime experiences unique. The photos below capture the experience of the PO.