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End Loaded Bats vs Balanced bats – Which Should You Buy?

- October 3, 2020
End Loaded Bats vs Balanced bats

You’ve probably come across the words “End Loaded” or “Balanced” when shopping for the right bat. In this article, we’ll shed some more light on the End Loaded bats vs Balanced bats debate. So, what do those terms mean, and which one should you use? Balanced vs. End Loaded Bats Balanced Bats A balanced bat’s […]

Top 5 Best Wiffle Ball Bats of 2021

- June 9, 2020

We put about 15 wiffle ball bats to the test, and narrowed down to 5 picks for the best wiffle ball bat of 2020.  If you’re short on time and would rather get right to it, the Louisville Slugger C271 replica was the clear winner. Its sturdy build held up perfectly well throughout the tests I […]

Best Slow Pitch Softball Bats of 2020

- May 26, 2020
best slow pitch softball bats

As with all the best things in life, choosing the best slow pitch softball bats is something that should involve a painstaking amount of research. Luckily, we’ve taken the pain away so you won’t have to slog through all the marketing jargon to find the perfect bat for you. Here is a list of the […]

Best Bat Grip Tape for 2021 & Buyer’s Guide

- January 2, 2020

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 grip tape. Over time, we have seen […]

What Are the Different Types of Pitches in Baseball?

- September 11, 2019
Different types of pitches in baseball

A great starting pitcher can throw anywhere from four to five pitches anywhere in the zone for strikes. One might be his designated strikeout pitch that he goes for early in the count when he’s got the batter in a hole. A great pitcher might only utilize one pitch, like Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera […]

How Much Does a Baseball Weigh?

- September 8, 2019

America’s pastime is and has been governed by a plethora of rules both written and unwritten for over a century, but when it comes to the ball that is thrown to start every single game, Major League Baseball has installed a little leeway.