This was one of the most difficult articles to write. Creating the Ultimate Fictional Baseball Team was tedious, emotional, and nostalgic, all at the same time. Players who did not make the cut, I’m deeply sorry. Maybe next year. For everyone else; welcome to the ball club.
There are so many outlets for baseball information in today’s day and age, but sifting through it can be challenging. That’s where we come in! To help you navigate the World Wide Web, JustBats.com breaks down the top Facebook pages to follow for baseball fans and players.
Lawrence Peter Berra was born on May 12th, 1925 in St. Louis, MO. Berra began playing baseball in local American Legion leagues where he learned to throw and catch. While playing in American Legion, he received the nickname “Yogi” from his friend Jack Maguire. Jack thought Berra resembled a Hindu Yogi whenever he sat around with arms and legs crossed waiting to bat or after games if they lost. It’s safe to say, the nickname stuck.
From that point on, the legend of Yogi Berra began. Yogi played 19 seasons in the MLB, he was an 18-time All-Star and won 10 World Series Championships as a player. He is considered to be one of the greatest catchers to ever play the game and was elected into Cooperstown in 1972. However, with all that being said, Yogi Berra is better known for his unique spin on the English language. The wordsmith dished out some memorable quotes throughout his career, so JustBats.com takes a look at the ten best.
What's worse than getting hair in your eyes during a big defensive play and getting an error because of it?
Game day comes with enough pressure as it is and the last thing a player should be worrying about is whether or not their hair is going to get in the way. The JustBats.com team understands your pain and we're here to help with three great softball hairstyles. Plus, when you look good, you feel good. And when you feel good, you play well.
"The name on the front is more important than the name on the back."
Truer words have never been spoken. Unfortunately, coming up with a team name is difficult, especially for softball. The team name has to be clever, thought-provoking, and good enough to make opposing teams envious. JustBats.com has scoured the interwebs, asked players, and created our own to complete a list of the best softball team names.
With over 800 million active users (and rising), Instagram is quickly becoming one of the most popular social media platforms in the world. If you follow the baseball hashtag on IG, you've likely soaked up some of these accounts' content in the past. If you don't follow the baseball hashtag then you better get on it.
Whether you're a baseball mom, a High School ballplayer, or a Little League All-Star, these baseball Instagram accounts are a must-follow.
On June 17, 1890, Emile Kinst patented the ball-bat. Thus, the modern day baseball bat was born.
Since Kinst's invention, the baseball bat has undergone many major design changes and been subject to a handful of regulations. But, like a bottle of wine, the baseball bat has grown better with age. 2018 has brought a number of technological changes and design features. JustBats.com looks at the best baseball bats for 2018 based on customer feedback.
During Spring Training 2014, MLB Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith joined Budweiser in an attempt to make Major League Baseball's Opening Day a national holiday. The campaign -- Make Opening Day A National Holiday -- received 100,000+ petition signatures and plenty of recognition. Unfortunately, though, it wasn't recognized.
As lovers of baseball who celebrate Opening Day every year, we believe the day is already a national treasure that should be recognized by all. So, JustBats.com reviews 3 reasons Opening Day should be a national holiday.
YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world, right behind Google. With over 100 hours of video uploaded every single minute, there is no better place to hunt for baseball news, highlights, and other interesting tidbits.
More fun(go) than a barrel of monkeys, right?
One of the most valuable tools for a baseball coach or softball coach is the long, skinny bat that is specifically crafted to be longer than traditional baseball bats. The fungo bat. With such a fun name, the fungo bat has been used in practice drills and pre-game defensive warm-ups for years. JustBats.com collected coach feedback and customer reviews to spotlight the six (6) best 2018 fungo bats.