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How to Take Care of Your Baseball Bat

- March 30, 2018

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 […]

One-Piece Bats vs. Two-Piece Bats

- March 12, 2018

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.

How to Clean Batting Gloves in 4 Easy Steps

- February 28, 2018
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 […]

How to Measure your Hand for a Batting Glove

- January 6, 2018

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, […]

Best Baseball Gloves of 2023

- December 4, 2017

Finding the best baseball glove can get difficult. With all the choices out on the market today, finding the “best” one may be impossible. Some seem quite similar, and with some, it’s difficult to understand the different price tags. With most baseball gloves as you’ll come to see from our choices below, the devil, as […]

Bat Buying Tips and Tricks

- November 12, 2017

At The Bat Nerds, we have owned and hit with more than 100 baseball bats. With our vast experience we thought we would let you in on a few things to consider as you comb through your 2018 list of fastpitch , baseball and softball bats. Our bat buying guide is here to give you […]