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Baseball's Dream Team | Best Players At Each Position

Posted by JustBats.com on Nov 6, 2017 2:49:13 PM

Baseball has been played for quite some time in our nation, hence why it is called “America’s Pastime." We have been involved in baseball in some way whether that is playing a game, going to your hometown team’s game, watching highlights on TV or just even playing catch in the backyard with your family.

There are so many great players to have played this game, that listing the best players is a difficult task. But, based on internal conversations and unofficial polls, this is JustBats.com’s Baseball All-Time Dream Team. Basically, the all-time baseball greats that would be the best player at each position around the diamond.

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Topics: MLB

Major League Bat Choices

Posted by David Morgan on Oct 27, 2017 4:13:43 PM

David Morgan from Planet of Baseball joins JustBats.com to discuss Major League Baseball bat choices.

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Baseball players who have reached the Major League level have spent years perfecting their swing. As younger players learning their craft, they had bats available that were constructed out of different materials designed to improve the quality of their hitting. Once they have obtained their goal of making a Major League roster their choice in selecting a high-quality baseball bat is narrowed considerably, and they must only use a wood bat.

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Topics: MLB, Wood Bats

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

5 Best Sabermetrics Metrics

Posted by JustBats.com on Aug 9, 2017 4:58:33 PM

Ivy Leaguers. Moneyball. Bill James. Michael Lewis. Are nerds inheriting baseball?

Statistics, such as weighted runs created plus, expected fielding independent pitching, range factor, leverage index, are being used more and more. These sabermetric tools might seem like overkill to the casual fan, but do some of them have relevance or are they merely a waste of time? 

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Topics: MLB

Bat Review: Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on May 24, 2017 2:40:20 PM

Baseball bat technology is constantly changing for the better and Easton continues to stay ahead of the pack. Their commitment to continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and setting the standard when it comes to high-performance equipment is impressive.

As Easton says, "Innovation is the foundation of our success." JustBats believes that's a solid foundation and here is why. Easton is already the number one bat in college baseball, and now they have added a new design to their BBCOR baseball bats: the Z-CORE Load & Load

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Topics: BBCOR Bats, MLB, Bat Reviews, Vendors / Brands

Best Baseball Walk-Up Songs By Genre

Posted by JustBats.com on May 8, 2017 4:43:04 PM

There is no better way to get hyped for a big game or your next at-bat than by listening to your favorite song. If you've ever been to an MLB game, you probably noticed the wide variety of different genres and songs each player uses as they strut up to home plate. Everything from rap, country, classic rock, and even mariachi music can be heard as players make their way up to bat. Pump yourself up and jam out to one of these walk-up songs for both baseball and softball.

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Topics: MLB, Lists

The Top 25 Baseball Websites

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 4, 2017 6:27:36 AM

Sabermetrics, fantasy baseball, and the history of America's pastime can all be found online. The tricky part is finding the best baseball websites with the greatest content around. At JustBats.com we love baseball, so we compiled this comprehensive list of baseball websites on the world wide web. 

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Topics: MLB

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: MLB

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: MLB, Uncategorized

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: MLB, Lists