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7 Best Balanced Baseball Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Oct 11, 2017 1:50:48 PM

What's better between a balanced bat and an end loaded bat? The answer is 100% subjective and will vary from player to player and bat to bat.

Balanced baseball bats tend to be the preferred option for contact hitters, but all types of players at every level of the game use them. Because of that, JustBats.com has ranked the best balanced bats based on customer feedback, reviews, and popularity.

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The 4 Best Rain Delay Games In Baseball

Posted by JustBats.com on Oct 4, 2017 2:10:12 PM

Have you ever had a day where it was hard to focus because you couldn’t wait for the game you had that night?

So, imagine you're at the ballpark, warmups are complete, and first pitch is right around the corner, and it hits, the torrential downpour from Mother Nature. Rain delay. Trust me, we have all been there. And while there are a number of ways to fill your time during a rain delay, JustBats.com collected the four (4) best ways ballplayers have entertained themselves during rain delay games.

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The 5 Best Sunflower Seeds

Posted by JustBats.com on Sep 26, 2017 6:32:53 AM

Sunflower seeds and baseball. Baseball and sunflower seeds. They are a match made in heaven. Spittin' seeds go hand-in-hand with America's pastime, which is why JustBats.com has assembled the five (5) best sunflower seeds for baseball. 

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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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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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5 Best Illegal Bats Of All-Time

Posted by JustBats.com on Aug 2, 2017 11:50:45 AM

Illegal. Banned.

These are words you don't want to see associated with your favorite bat. Baseball and softball leagues have bat standards set by governing bodies that dictate what bats are acceptable for use. To become certified, bats must pass tests conducted by independent labs, which is what BBCOR Certification and USABat Standard use. When a bat passes the independent test, the bat manufacturer is notified, and the corresponding certification stamp can be placed on the bat.

And when a bat doesn't pass? That's when the bats are deemed illegal or banned.

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Topics: Lists, Bat Rules & Regulations

Tips To Improve Your Chances Of Playing College Softball

Posted by JustBats.com on Jul 26, 2017 1:16:55 PM

You've buckled down and decided that playing sports in college is a must.

While this article is softball recruiting specific, the team at JustBats.com has put together a list of recommendations and tips for how to get recruited that applies to all sports. It rarely is one game or moment that is the reason a player is recruited, but rather the lifestyle choices and habits they create throughout their high school days (and sometimes even earlier). How do you stack up? Are you ready to get recruited?

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4 Best Baseball Themed Board Games

Posted by JustBats.com on Jul 19, 2017 9:19:44 AM

It is hard to remember that there was a time when sports fans didn't use a computer simulator to recreate their favorite sport. At one time, the only way to play a sport in your own home was by purchasing a board game. Baseball has produced some classic board games over the years and in this article we look at four of the very best.

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6 Best 2017 Slow Pitch Softball Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Jul 3, 2017 10:15:35 AM

There's nothing better than slow pitch softball in the summertime.  

Softball allows athletes to get outside, compete against others on the diamond, and hit home runs with their favorite bat like nobody's business. The team at JustBats.com has had the opportunity to hear player feedback and read customer reviews on the 2017 models, and from what we've gathered, these are the six best slow pitch softball bats. Have you had the chance to swing one?

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Topics: Slow Pitch Bats, Lists

7 Best Training Tools for Baseball and Softball

Posted by JustBats.com on Jun 26, 2017 4:38:51 PM

"You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first."

Baseball and softball are difficult sports to master. Your competition is always trying to improve. Enhancing your game takes patience, time, and dedication. Are you stressed out yet?

First of all, have fun. That's the most important thing, but--luckily--there are also helpful training tools that can help you achieve even more success on the ballfield. Here are the seven (7) best training tools to consider.

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Topics: Training, Lists