Price Matching

Posted by JustBats.com on Nov 9, 2018 4:02:24 PM

Here at JustBats we understand that you want to find the lowest price possible. We know that shopping can be stressful, chaotic, and expensive. That’s why we make bat buying as simple as possible.

A big part of what makes our bat buying process easy is that we’re willing to price match. 

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Topics: JustBats.com Exclusives, Uncategorized, Technology & Terminology, Industry News, Baseball Bats, Fastpitch Bats

2018 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Baseball Bat Deals!

Posted by JustBats.com on Nov 6, 2018 10:39:42 AM

Do you need a USABat and a USSSA bat for the holidays? We've got you covered! For the first time ever, JustBats is offering a Pre-Black Friday Bundle Pack! That's right, Black Friday is starting early this year. With $200 in savings you can knock out your holiday shopping with one click.

This exclusive Pre-Black Friday special will only be available the week BEFORE Black Friday: November 16th - November 22nd. This bundle is the perfect option for the household who needs both a USA bat and USSSA bat. Included in the bundle is the 2018 Louisville Slugger Omaha -10 USA bat ($100), the 2018 DeMarini CF Zen -10 USSSA bat ($350), a brand new Easton Backpack ($50), Vulcan Grip + Pine Tar + Bat Weight + Thumb Pad + Anti-Vibration Knob Pad ($30.00) for a grand total of $530. BUT WAIT! For the week leading up to Black Friday, you can bundle up for the crazy low price of $330!

So, skip those frustrating Black Friday lines and start hitting between them! BONUS: take advantage of fast, free shipping all orders for Black Friday & Cyber Monday!

 

Black Friday Spotlight: The JustBats Bundle Pack!

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

The Ultimate Fictional Baseball Team

Posted by JustBats.com on Oct 9, 2018 1:33:19 PM

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.

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Topics: Lists, Uncategorized

Why Is A Strikeout In Baseball Called A K?

Posted by JustBats.com on Jun 18, 2018 2:23:13 PM

K is the 11th letter of the alphabet. It's also a popular letter for pitchers.

Do you know what a strikeout in baseball is called a 'K'? Our JustBats.com team is here to help inform you and knock this answer out of the park.

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Topics: Uncategorized

Best Negro Leagues Baseball Player Ever

Posted by JustBats.com on Feb 5, 2018 11:17:36 AM

Back in the 1880s, when the sport of baseball wove itself into America's fabric, African-American players formed professional teams because they were not allowed to play in major and minor baseball leagues. The teams eventually formed the Negro Leagues, which featured some amazing athletes and they're all currently honored in Kansas City, Missouri at the Negro League Baseball Museum.

Even though the last Negro Leagues team folded in the early 1960s, the legacy of the players continues. 35 former players reside in Cooperstown now, and stories of Cool Papa Bell, Josh Gibson, and Oscar Charleston remain. Pop culture has kept Jackie Robinson, Rube Foster, and others relevant. But, with many undocumented statistics and exaggerated tales of players, who was the best Negro Leagues baseball player ever? JustBats.com gives our take.

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Topics: Uncategorized

Who Invented Softball?

Posted by JustBats.com on Aug 7, 2017 3:57:08 PM

Softball's origins aren't rooted in baseball, as many assume, but in the sport of football.

Softball, which according to the Amateur Softball Association (ASA), is the most played team sport in the United States has an interesting history. The sport started on Thanksgiving Day 1887 and was invented by a Chicago Board of Trade reporter named George Hancock.

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Topics: Softball Bats, Uncategorized

Should I Use Batting Gloves?

Posted by JustBats.com on Jun 28, 2017 8:50:29 PM

The debate rages on...

Batting gloves vs no batting gloves?

One of the most contentious baseball debates for the last century isn’t about what position is the hardest or what pitch should I throw in what count. No, it's should you wear batting gloves or not?

Every baseball and softball player from all levels wear batting gloves. But are they necessary? Is there a benefit to having batting gloves or is it all just for show? Do they give you an extra edge?

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Topics: Gloves, Uncategorized

Contact Hitter vs. Power Hitter Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 12, 2017 3:41:44 PM

As a Coach, when it comes time to set your batting order, you need a strategic approach regarding where your contact hitters and where your power hitters should be in the lineup. On the other hand, as a player, you need to take a similar approach when it comes time to choose a baseball bat that is best for your hitting style. 

The JustBats.com team can help determine the differences between contact hitter bats and power hitter bats so that you can make the most informed decision possible. 

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Topics: Uncategorized

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

5 Fun Tee Ball Drills Every Coach Should Use

Posted by JustBats.com on Feb 16, 2017 7:56:18 AM


Tee ball.

The first impression that many first-time baseball players receive of America's pastime is swinging a soft ball off a tee. If a player doesn't enjoy their time in tee ball, there's a good chance they won't move on to Little League, and then high school, and even the Major Leagues.  If you're a first-time coach or even an experienced coach looking to expand on your practice plan, JustBats is all about helping. 

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Topics: Training, Uncategorized