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Best Wood Bats for 2021 – Reviews & Buying Guide

- December 20, 2020

A wood bat is one of the best investments you can make as a player – and for good reason. Wood bats teach vital fundamentals such as better pitch selection, improved technique, precision, and strength. Despite metal bats being all the rage right now, their benefits may very well be their drawback – their innovation […]

How to Break In Your Baseball Glove

- December 16, 2020
How to Break In Your Baseball 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 your baseball glove. Breaking in your baseball or softball glove can be difficult, especially if it’s brand new, and everyone seems […]

Best Baseball Rebounder & Pitchback Net Reviews for 2021

- November 28, 2020
best baseball rebounder and pitchback net

Often, the best way to get good at something is consistent practice. There are few things quite as rewarding as seeing your hard work paying off, however. So players who want a “one-on-one practice partner” for baseball and softball pitching will find value in investing in the best baseball pitchback rebounder. If you’re starting, you’ve […]

How Many Stitches Are There on a Baseball?

- October 11, 2020
how many stitches are there on a baseball bat

A baseball’s makeup has remained unchanged for over 100 years. Rubber, cork, cowhide and length of yarn, are the fundamental materials that make the baseball. However, baseball has altered the ball to help even the playing field when competitive advantage has shifted from offense to defense and vice versa. One of these standardizations has been […]

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 […]