You can’t play softball without the right bat. But with all the different options out in the market today, how confident are you of choosing the best one? Having the best softball bat in your arsenal builds confidence at the plate, and puts a lot more zing in your hit.
Youth baseball players need a pair of cleats that provide the traction, stability, and comfort needed to handle the explosive movements and quick turns that are so common in the game. Unfortunately, not all cleats are created equal, and picking out a pair of cleats for your young star can often turn into a stressful […]
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… 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.
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 […]
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, […]
Finding the best baseball glove can get difficult. At the Bat Nerd, we have tested gloves in every size, every position, fastpitch softball gloves, slowpitch softball gloves, youth baseball gloves… All of them! With all the choices out on the market today, finding the “best” one may be impossible. Some seem quite similar, and with […]
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 […]
A while after we’ve used our bats, we’ll ignore the marks on it that build up over time with this heavy use. While we think bat marks give your bat personality, sometimes you want to restore your bat’s original shine and remove any scuff marks. Over the years, we’ve seen several ways touted as good […]