Single Wall Barrel vs Double Wall Barrel Softball Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Jan 18, 2017 9:05:44 PM

Finding the right softball bat is the single most important part of every player's game, and the debate between single wall and double wall bats has always been a topic of discussion in the softball community. In a sports world chalked full of league restrictions and regulations, it is extremely beneficial to know all of the ins and outs of your slow pitch softball bat.

Certain Leagues will require a single wall bat while others will allow both single wall and double wall. Why is that? What are the biggest differences between the two? Which bat performs better? Does one have superior durability? How does the pop compare? Why should I use one over the other? Don't worry, JustBats has the answers.

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Topics: Vendors / Brands, Slow Pitch Bats, Uncategorized, Softball Bats

The Ultimate Guide Of Post-Game Snacks & Drinks For Little Leaguers

Posted by JustBats.com on Jan 9, 2017 9:03:14 PM

Oh, no. The family car is packed up for the big travel ball tournament with gloves, baseball bats, softball bats, suitcases, etc.. But, as you are pulling out of the driveway, you remember that it is your turn to provide team snacks after the game. What are you going to bring them? Candy and soda? Don’t stress; JustBats is here to inform you of the 15 best snacks for your favorite Little League team.  

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Topics: Uncategorized, Youth Bats

The Top 10 Articles On The JustBats Blog In 2016

Posted by JustBats.com on Dec 30, 2016 12:40:33 PM

We made it. With the new year in full swing, the team at JustBats wanted to recap what a great year 2016 was and share our most popular blog posts, just in case you missed 'em.

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Topics: JustBats.com Exclusives, Uncategorized

Wood Bats or Aluminum Bats?

Posted by JustBats.com on Dec 23, 2016 11:03:28 AM

The first real baseball bat was created in 1884 and it took 90 years before the next major change to baseball bats: aluminum.

That's because in 1974, after a few years in which bats made from tubes of aluminum started to appear, the NCAA approved the use of aluminum bats. Homerun totals increased and batting averages sky rocketed. The change was subtle, at first. Aluminum bats were simply a metal version of a wood bat. But, the metal made the bat more durable and, in turn, cheaper.

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Topics: Wood Bats, Baseball Bats, Uncategorized

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: Baseball Bats, MLB, 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: Uncategorized, MLB, Lists

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: Lists, Softball Bats, Uncategorized, MLB

Broken Bat. Now What Do I Need To Do?

Posted by JustBats.com on Nov 16, 2016 8:49:09 PM

Your bat just broke. Or, it has become defective by cracking or denting.

First off, we are very sorry to hear about your broken bat. What do you need to do now? Is it covered by a warranty? Do you need to buy a new baseball bat or softball bat? Don't worry, JustBats is here to answer all of your questions on what to do when your bat breaks or becomes defective.

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Topics: Baseball Bats, JustBats.com Exclusives, Softball Bats, Uncategorized, Bat Care

5 Of The Best Times To Gift A Baseball Bat Or Softball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Nov 15, 2016 7:58:59 AM


Giving is always far better than to receive, right? It makes you feel all warm and cuddly on the inside with the thought of making someone else's day. Now, imagine you're gifting something tangible, something that will better the gift receiver, and something that they'll remember forever. Yes, we're biased. Baseball bats and softball bats make the best gifts. Really, they do. But, when are the best times to gift bats? Thanks to years of experiences, JustBats has compiled a list.

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

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: Lists, Softball Bats, MLB, Uncategorized