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3 Best 2018 Little League Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Sep 20, 2017 8:52:26 PM

On August 7, 2015, the Little League International Board of Directors formally adopted the USA Baseball's new standard for bat performance testing.

Now, two years later, the USA Baseball approved baseball bats are here. The USABat Standard goes into effect in 2018, but players, parents, and coaches have had a chance to swing the new bats. So, here are the best 2018 Little League bats according to JustBats.com customer feedback.

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Topics: Youth Bats

What is BESR?

Posted by JustBats.com on Sep 18, 2017 4:12:56 PM

Currently, youth bats are undergoing a similar change with the USA Bat Standard. New youth bats approved for USA Baseball's new bat standard were released in September 2017, and the new rule goes into effect on January 1, 2018. But, this isn't the first rule change that bats have seen.

On January 1, 2012, all high school and collegiate level baseball bats had to meet the BBCOR standard. This was a new bat standard to test bats and came about for a number of reasons, but mainly safety and because of bats like the Easton Stealth. BBCOR effectively replaced the BESR Certification. JustBats.com reviews what BESR is and what it entailed.

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Topics: Bat Rules & Regulations

Bat Review: 2018 Easton Ghost X -10 USA Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Sep 12, 2017 1:22:05 PM

When USA Baseball announced a new standard for measuring youth baseball bats, some parents were concerned. The reason? A previously purchased baseball bat was being rendered useless after 2018 depending on their child's League. And, of course, that meant researching, selecting, and hoping for similar results from a new bat.

Now that the USA Baseball approved baseball bats have been released, JustBats.com has collected initial feedback on the new USA Bat bats.

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Topics: Youth Bats, Bat Reviews

Q&A: Adam Kopley, Wilson's Global Commercial Manager of Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Sep 11, 2017 1:39:46 PM

As Commercial Manager of Bats for Wilson Sporting Goods Company -- a company that owns and operates Wilson, DeMarini, and Louisville Slugger -- Adam Kopley is responsible for developing, managing, and maintaining category initiatives to achieve brand objectives.

Put more precisely, Kopley gets to play with baseball bats, softball bats, and gloves from the industry's top brands. Pretty cool, right?

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Topics: Guest Posts, Profiles, Q&A

Introducing The New USABat Baseball Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Sep 5, 2017 2:51:28 PM

They're here!

Ever since USA Baseball, the United States national governing body for the sport of baseball, adopted the USABat Standard, everyone has been waiting for the new youth baseball bats. On September 1, 2017, the new USA Baseball bats were unveiled.

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Topics: Bat Rules & Regulations

The 5 Best Bubble Gums For Baseball

Posted by JustBats.com on Sep 5, 2017 9:26:47 AM

When it comes to playing baseball, there is nothing like having a massive wad of gum stuck in your cheek while you bark from the bench or stare down your opponent from the mound. Chewing gum and spitting seeds have become synonymous with playing baseball. You can't do one without the other.

JustBats.com compiled the five (5) best gums for baseball based on a combination of taste, bubble size, and how long the flavor lasts. Did your gum of choice make it?

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Topics: Lists

Bat Review: Mizuno Ghost BBCOR Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Aug 30, 2017 1:15:49 PM

Boo!

Are you ready to haunt every pitcher you face? That's what you'll do with Mizuno's latest addition to their BBCOR baseball bats. For the 2018 season, Mizuno has stepped outside of the box and gone against the grain by releasing a new BBCOR bat that no one has ever seen, or heard of, before - the Mizuno Ghost BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB18GHST)

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Topics: Bat Reviews

5 Best Players Weekend Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Aug 28, 2017 3:06:27 PM

As a way to evoke baseball to its more youthful levels, Major League Baseball (MLB) launched their inaugural Players Weekend from August 25 - 27. The weekend games included players wearing MLB and MLBPA collaborated equipment, including batting gloves, socks, uniforms, cleats, tribute patches, and nicknames.

Of particular interest to JustBats.com were the Players Weekend baseball bats.

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Topics: MLB, Baseball Bats

Who Is The Glove Cowboy?

Posted by JustBats.com on Aug 23, 2017 8:36:55 AM

Yippee ki-yay!

Recently, Easton announced an exclusive collaboration with the Glove Cowboy. To promote unique and exclusive gloves, Easton is banking on the artistic ways of this creative glove slinger. But, who is the Glove Cowboy? JustBats.com, with help from JustBallGloves.com, has more about this glove lovin' buckaroo.

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Topics: Gloves

7 Great Louisville Slugger Bat Movie Appearances

Posted by JustBats.com on Aug 21, 2017 10:03:56 AM

Since 1884, Louisville Slugger has been synonmous with baseball bats.

Louisville Slugger bats are intertwined with American pop culture, which is why it's no surprise that the iconic wood bat pops up in Hollywood movies. The bat company has produced bats for some of the most famous baseball films, including The Natural, A League Of Their Own, and Field Of Dreams.

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Topics: Lists