Friday, June 22, 2018

How to Break in a New Baseball or Softball Glove

Congratulations! You just bought a brand new glove. What next? What’s the best way to get your glove game ready? In this guide, we cover the best and most effective methods to break in a baseball or softball glove. Breaking in a brand new baseball or softball can be difficult. Everyone seems to have their own "best way". And while there...

Best Sunflower Seeds – Top 9 Best Sunflower Seed Brands & Flavors

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Sunflower seeds and baseball are a match made in heaven. They are as American as apple pie and are perfect for baseball, camping, boating or when you’re simply looking to kill time. There are very few things in this world we consider ourselves to be true connoisseurs of. One of those things is sunflower seeds. We’ve had the pleasure of trying...

How to Take Care of Your Baseball Bat

There are few things as heartbreaking as a baseball or softball bat that has had its life prematurely cut short either through cracking, breaking or some other tragedy. In this article, we provide a list of the best ways you can ensure your bat lasts a long time by keeping it in tip-top condition. The basics when it comes to taking...

How to Break in a Baseball or Softball Bat

When you buy a wood bat or an alloy bat, you don’t need to worry about breaking it in. These bats come hot out of the wrapper. However, with composite baseball bats, things are different. These bats need to be broken in to perform at full potential. Below, we discuss how to break in your composite baseball bat. The break-in method...

One-Piece Bats vs. Two-Piece Bats

One piece bats vs. two-piece bats... Which one is better and why? Which option is better for a power hitter or a for a contact hitter? Whether it’s baseball or for softball, we often see this question pop up. Unfortunately, the answers to these questions aren’t always as straightforward because every player has their own personal preferences. However, these bats...

Cold Weather & Baseball Bats – Can I Use My Bat In Cold Weather?

We’ve seen lots of questions about whether its okay to play in cold weather. Whether you play baseball or softball, we will shed some light on these frequently asked questions: Should I use my bat when it's cold? Which is better when it's cold - Alloy or composite bats? What are the best bats for cold weather? When is...

How to Clean Batting Gloves

Batting gloves provide better grip, provide protection from bat vibration, blisters and help to keep the hands warm. Most batting gloves on sale today are made from a combination of leather palm and synthetic materials. Over time, dirt and sweat accumulate on your batting gloves with use and you will eventually need to clean them sooner rather than later. Dirt can...

Best Bat Grip Tape for 2018 & Buyer’s Guide

Picture this: It's a hot, sweaty summer day and you’ve lined up on the plate, ready to send the ball over the fence and into the stands with a massive drive. But as soon as you swing, the bat slips out your hand and goes flying. Enter bat grips. Over time, we have seen more and more players in the MLB...

Best Wood Bats for 2018 – Reviews & Buying Guide

As the popularity of metal bats rises, the importance of hitting with wood bats cannot be overstated. If you have dreams of going pro one day, or simply hitting like one, then you should definitely consider having one of these best wood bats in your arsenal. Below, we review the best wood baseball bats from some of the world’s best...

How to Measure your Hand for a Batting Glove

Knowing the right size of batting glove beforehand will give you a quicker, stress free shopping experience. Below are steps to quickly determine the right size of batting glove for you. Step 1 Open your dominant hand out flat, palm side up. Make sure your fingers are straight and firmly together. Step 2 For the actual measurement, use a tape measure or a ruler. Measure...

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