Baseball's most cherished aspect is its history. No other American sport lionizes its traditions as much as the national pastime.
And, baseball's systematic war between tradition and change has been a topic in movies, books, and front offices. The tug-of-war even trickles down to baseball tools, as baseball bats hardly ever experience an alteration to the design that was adopted a century ago. But, Baden Sports, who owns Axe Bats, sought to change baseball bats a year ago. JustBats.com examines what makes Axe bats different and what it means.