Why Buy a Bat Online Versus In-Store?

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 27, 2017 9:14:12 PM

Have you ever bought a product online versus in-store?

Given the continuing growth of e-commerce, a Pew Research Center study found that nearly 80% of Americans do at least some shopping on the internet, with 43% shopping online "weekly" or "a few times a month." These numbers are expected to rise in the coming years. 

But are buying baseball bats and softball bats online different? Does it make a difference buying online or to hold a bat in your hands? JustBats.com explores the reasons why you should buy your next bat online.

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Topics: JustBats.com, Buyers Guide, buying online

10 Best 2017 BBCOR Baseball Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 22, 2017 9:01:09 PM

With the 2017 season in full swing, the JustBats.com team has had a chance to hear your feedback and read your reviews to determine which BBCOR bats are exceeding expectations. Keep in mind, every player has a personal preference and what may be the best baseball bat for you could be the complete opposite of someone else. Because of this, aluminum, composite, and hybrid BBCOR bats all made the list. Which one is your favorite? 

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Topics: BBCOR, Baseball Bats

Baseball's 12 Best Rituals

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 21, 2017 8:02:31 AM

Most athletes, if not all, are superstitious to some extent. Baseball players tend to be the most superstitious.

Baseball's rituals and routines are odd, quirky, and even crazy. But, if they help with mental preparation before a game on the biggest stage or the next at bat then they must have some value, right?

The team at JustBats loves baseball, and we watch a lot of games. Through hours upon hours of innings, we've compiled the 12 best pre-game and in-game mannerisms that make up this epic list of baseball rituals. 

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Topics: rituals

8 Best 2017 Fastpitch Softball Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 15, 2017 8:30:15 PM

The best 2017 Fastpitch softball bats? Simply, the one that makes you feel the most comfortable at the plate. Rest easy, JustBats.com can help find you the perfect softball bat.

Since the start of 2017, there are eight 2017 fastpitch bats that have been widely praised. Here's everything you need to know about the eight bats for 2017 that will be a homer for you on and off the ball diamond. 

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Topics: Fast Pitch Softball, Fastpitch, 2017 fastpitch bats

Why Is A Baseball Game Nine Innings?

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 13, 2017 9:02:47 PM

Baseball loves numbers. 20 strikeouts. 3,000 hits. 500 homers.

If you follow the sport, then the meaning behind significant numbers is easy to deduce, except for nine (9). Why is a standard baseball game, sans extra innings, nine innings in length?

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Topics: Baseball History, Baseball

Bat Review: 2017 Worth Triple Crown XL Slow Pitch Softball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 8, 2017 4:33:20 PM

FactWorth sponsors the only two players in history to be awarded the Triple Crown for slow pitch softball.

In 2004, Jeff Hall was the first player to receive the award, and then Greg Connell was the second winning it in back-to-back years from 2015 to 2016. While this slow pitch bat was created in remembrance of Connell's more recent Triple Crown awards, it is considered both Greg Connell and Jeff Hall's signature bat. The bat combines Worth's innovative technologies with classic cosmetics and is best utilized with the use of a Classic M Extreme softball. 

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Topics: Bat Reviews, Worth Slow Pitch Bats, Worth Softball, Slow Pitch Softball Bats

Worst First Pitches Ever [With GIFs]

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 6, 2017 8:45:23 PM

The ceremonial first pitch before all Major League Baseball games is an iconic tradition where a distinguished guest throws a ball to mark the end of pregame festivities. This guest can be anyone from a celebrity, to a hero, or even the President of the United States. They take their place at the front of a pitcher's mound and try their best to throw a strike.

While it is everyone’s dream to throw a perfect strike in front of a huge crowd, that doesn’t always happen. So, here at JustBats, we’ve created this list of the worst first pitches ever.

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Topics: Baseball, first pitch

10 Best Baseball Movies Of All-Time

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 2, 2017 8:07:44 AM

"You wanna have a catch?"

"There's no crying in baseball!"

"How can you not get romantic about baseball?"

The marriage between cinema and baseball has long been a happy one. Baseball is filled with pageantry, romance, history, emotion, and scenery, so it makes sense that Hollywood would want to capture all of this on film. There have been some strikeouts as far as baseball movies go, but, wow, have there been some grand slams too. That's why JustBats.com has conducted unofficial polls to produce the list of 10 best baseball movies of all-time.

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Topics: Classic Baseball Movies, Baseball Movies, Baseball, Movies

Search For Bats and Gloves By Year

Posted by JustBats.com on Feb 27, 2017 3:55:07 PM
time trav·el
ˈtīm ˌtravəl/ (noun)
The action of traveling through time into the past or the future.
If only time travel existed, right? At JustBats, we understand that there are bats that you enjoyed using years ago and would like to use again. That is why we recently released a new feature to both JustBats.com and JustBallGloves.com: filter by year.
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Topics: JustBats.com, Softball Gloves, Baseball Bats, Baseball Gloves, Softball Bats

6 Best 2017 Youth Baseball Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Feb 22, 2017 9:20:06 PM

Make no mistake, the best youth baseball bat is the one that makes the young athlete comfortable. There are ways to ensure a ballplayer has the perfect bat.

With the new season starting, there are six 2017 youth baseball bats that are already creating buzz around the ballfield. JustBats.com provides details on all six bats for whenever your slugger is ready to start playing.

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Topics: Youth Bats, Youth Baseball Bats, youth