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Dr. William Harrison 1942-2019

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Optometrist

Dr. Bill Harrison loving husband, father, grandfather, community optometrist and sports vision pioneer, lost his 4-year battle with squamous cell skin cancer on May 4, 2019.

Dr. Bill Harrison began his work in professional baseball began in 1971 with the Kansas City Royals.  Baseball Hall of Fame star George Brett was among the first players he trained.  He worked with world-class athletes in various sports as they prepared for competition with Dr. Harrison's methods.

Many considered him to be one of this country's premier mind for sports enhancement.   He was featured on shows such as Mike Douglas Show,  ESPN,  MLB Network.  He has written or been featured in  GQ, Sports Illustrated, ESPN the Mag, Collegiate Baseball, USA Today and much more.  He is also the  co-author of 3 books, “How2Focus: Like the Pros,” “How2Focus: The Hitter’s Zone,” and “How2Focus: The Pitcher’s Zone.”

Over those 48 years Dr. Bill consulted with 15 MLB organizations, PGA golfers, various Olympic athletes, and numerous NCAA programs.