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The Origins of the 12 Best Baseball Nicknames Of All Time

Posted by JustBats.com on Dec 20, 2016 7:55:18 AM

Nicknames in baseball are, basically, mandatory for players. They bring about a certain type of camaraderie and personality to the game that allows fans to relate to their favorite player and connect with them on a personal level. These nicknames may either embody a player and his game or be completely off base and outlandish. Either way, baseball nicknames are awesome, right? After going through the ultimate list of baseball nicknames, JustBats narrowed it down to our favorites.

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Topics: MLB, Lists

About Routine Baseball

Posted by JustBats.com on Dec 15, 2016 7:57:49 AM

Tired of wearing corporate tee shirts of your favorite MLB team? Tell us about it. Admittedly, baseball is slow to change. But just like the on-field game has embraced different statistical models, the off-field baseball game has also embraced change over the past decade.

Enter Routine.

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Topics: MLB, Vendors / Brands

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

What Is the Best Spot to Bat in the Batting Order?

Posted by JustBats.com on Dec 8, 2016 8:05:56 AM

From big leaguers to little leaguers, players check this first when they get to the ballfield and throw their bat bag into the dugout. That's right, the lineup card for that day's game. And, although every spot in the lineup is important, a player's spot in the lineup is important, right? Which spot in the lineup is the best? Early in the lineup or late? Leading off an inning or having the potential of runners on base?

JustBats breaks down all nine spots in the lineup.

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Topics: MLB, Lists, Uncategorized

A Farewell To Five Of Our Favorite Players

Posted by JustBats.com on Nov 28, 2016 9:43:10 PM

With the Major League Baseball (MLB) season over, it's time to bid farewell to some of our favorite players. Each year, some of the game's top players decide to hang up their cleats and move on to their life after baseball. JustBats has compiled a list of some of our favorite players who retired from baseball and will be sorely missed on opening night of the 2017 season.

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Topics: MLB

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

15 Best Blogs About Baseball To Follow

Posted by JustBats.com on Nov 22, 2016 7:52:53 AM


You love baseball. No, you really, really, really love baseball.

Whether it's the offseason, the regular season, the playoffs, or you just like to read about your favorite sport, you just can't get enough. Okay, okay, we get it. We're the same way. At JustBats, we're surrounded by baseball bats every single day, so we're fortunate to be reminded of the great game. But, if you're not so fortunate, here are 15 baseball blogs that help us stay in tune with America's pastime no matter the time of year.

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Topics: MLB, Softball Bats, Lists, Uncategorized

Baseball Terms / Baseball Terminology

Posted by JustBats.com on Nov 10, 2016 5:51:15 AM

Baseball has its own language. No, it's true. America's pastime has enriched the American English language with expressions derived from this game.

So much so that it's hard to keep up with the ballpark lexicon. Next time you're at the stadium or watching your kid's game or in need of an adaptable business-baseball analogy, feel free to use JustBats glossary of baseball terms:

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Topics: MLB, Technology & Terminology

The 7 Best Softball & Baseball Themed Halloween Costumes

Posted by JustBats.com on Oct 24, 2016 8:31:03 PM

With Halloween comes scary movies, pumpkins, trick-or-treating, and, of course, costumes!

Are you uncertain about which costume to wear on Halloween? Do you love America’s pastime? If you answered yes and yes, then JustBats has a treat for you. Presenting the top 7 best baseball and softball themed Halloween costumes.

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Topics: MLB, Softball Bats, Lists, Uncategorized

Best World Series Match-Ups Ever

Posted by JustBats.com on Oct 11, 2016 7:57:58 AM

No matter the year baseball's championship, the World Series, never disappoints. There are always hard-to-believe storylines, award-winning players, and a lot of stress for two fan bases.

But, in an event that has taken place nearly every season since 1903, what are the best matchups ever?

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Topics: MLB