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Is My Bat Dead Or Defective? Let's Find Out.

Posted by JustBats.com on May 30, 2017 7:54:34 AM

At JustBats.com, we receive a lot of questions about baseball bats and softball bats. One of the most common questions that our Customer Coaches receive is, "How do I know if my bat is dead?" To ease your mind, we're going to answer this question and outline the best way to determine whether or not it's time for a new bat. 

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Topics: Baseball Bats, Softball Bats, How To, Bat Care

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 Bats, Baseball Bats

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: Gloves, Baseball Bats, Softball Bats, JustBats.com Exclusives

Bat Review: 2015 Easton XL1 Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Feb 8, 2017 9:14:20 PM

Who remembers that bright orange Easton XL1? Do you know what happened to the Easton XL1? Why is Easton no longer producing that beast of a bat? Back in 2015, a lot of players took this bat to the plate and are now feeling nostalgic, so they want it back. JustBats is here to answer all of your XL1 questions and more! 

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Topics: Bat Reviews, Baseball Bats

How To Select A Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Feb 1, 2017 4:14:03 PM

Selecting the perfect baseball bat is a lot like choosing the right partner: it takes time.

With how much bats have evolved over the years, there are a lot of choices. The ideal bat for you may depend on how the bat feels and your price range, but--at the end of the day--there are four things to consider when selecting a bat.

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Topics: Baseball Bats

Why Kids Need New Baseball Bats

Posted by Colin Rudy on Jan 4, 2017 9:11:43 PM

Hi, my name is Colin Rudy, and I play in the New England Elite Baseball League for the New England Stampede and also for my Wakefield, Massachusetts Little League senior ball team. In my opinion, I feel that it is a necessity to get a new bat every year because you continue to grow and mature. Plus, your league requirements change.

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Topics: BBCOR Bats, Baseball Bats, Youth Big Barrel Bats

Wood Bats or Aluminum Bats?

Posted by JustBats.com on Dec 23, 2016 11:03:28 AM

The first real baseball bat was created in 1884 and it took 90 years before the next major change to baseball bats: aluminum.

That's because in 1974, after a few years in which bats made from tubes of aluminum started to appear, the NCAA approved the use of aluminum bats. Homerun totals increased and batting averages sky rocketed. The change was subtle, at first. Aluminum bats were simply a metal version of a wood bat. But, the metal made the bat more durable and, in turn, cheaper.

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Topics: Wood Bats, Baseball Bats, Uncategorized

The Most Epic Baseball Bat Flips [With GIFs]

Posted by JustBats.com on Dec 12, 2016 9:10:09 PM

BAT FLIP, noun, an exaggerated throwing of your bat after a clutch hit or homerun.

With the emergence of social media and more animated personalities in baseball, bat flips have become more prevalent, more controversial, and more popular.

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Topics: MLB, Baseball Bats, Uncategorized

JustBats Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by JustBats.com on Dec 6, 2016 7:50:18 AM

It's happening. The holidays are here, which means it's time to get presents for all of your loved ones.

Have a future ballplayer running around the house? How about a significant other that fancies themselves a rising star at the ballpark? Does the softball player in your life need something that will enhance their on-field game? We understand. Here is a Holiday Gift Guide from JustBats to help you out.

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Topics: Baseball Bats, Softball Bats, JustBats.com Exclusives

Bat Review: Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Nov 23, 2016 8:01:22 AM

There's something to be said for being popular. Everyone loves you, you get the most votes, pats on the back, medals, and adoring fans. Popularity is okay. Marucci's Chase Utley maple wood youth baseball bat (CU26YB) knows everything about being popular.

Marucci baseball bats are 100% handmade or turned in small batches from an original design, then finished and detailed by hand. This craftsmanship has been noted by professional players, such as Andrew McCutchen and Albert Pujols, who have allowed Marucci to use their game-day wood baseball bat designs. Of course, so has Chase Utley.

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Topics: MLB, Bat Reviews, Wood Bats, Baseball Bats