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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

Why Is There a Black Dot On My Wood Baseball Bat?

Posted by JustBats.com on Nov 1, 2016 7:55:51 AM

What is that little black ink dot on wood baseball bats?

If you have watched a Major League Baseball game recently, you might have noticed that some of the wood bats that the players are using feature a black dot around the handle. The name for this dot is called the “Ink Dot.” In fact, JustBats carries some wood baseball bats that feature the Ink Dot.

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Topics: Wood Bats

What Does The Cupped End Do For A Wood Baseball Bat?

Posted by JustBats.com on Oct 18, 2016 7:58:18 AM

At JustBats, we offer a wide variety of wood baseball bats. And, as wood baseball bat users know, there are a number of wood types: maple, ash, bamboo, birch, and even composite wood.

But, another difference between wood bats other than wood type is with and without a cupped end. What does a cupped end mean? What does a cupped end do for a wood baseball bat? Does it really do anything? As a matter of fact, it does! JustBats is here to explain exactly what they do and the advantages of having a cupped end.

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Topics: Wood Bats

Why Don't Sam Bat's Say "Rideau Crusher" Anymore?

Posted by JustBats.com on Jun 8, 2016 11:22:54 PM


Here at JustBats, we frequently receive phone calls about Sam Bat's quality baseball bats. Since 1997, when there was concern about the high amount of ash bats being broken in professional games, Sam Bat has specialized in the production of maple wood bats. Sam Bat is frequently credited with being the originator of the maple wood bat. And, through it all, Sam Bats were traditionally marked with a winged bat symbol and the words Rideau Crusher inscribed on the barrel.

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Topics: Wood Bats, Vendors / Brands

Wood Baseball Bat Materials

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 12, 2016 9:55:32 AM

Today’s modern day “Wood Baseball Bat”, that you see used by Major League Baseball Players came to life in the 1890’s. At this time, flat bats were declared illegal and all baseball bats in the future were required to be round and no thicker than 2 ¾” diameter. Modern day bats are very similar to the bats used in the 1890’s, except not as heavy and feature a thinner handle.

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Topics: Wood Bats

Wood Bats The Pros Use

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 31, 2016 1:29:43 PM

Every baseball player reaches a point where they either choose or need a model of wooden baseball bat. The options of wood baseball bat offerings have increased significantly in recent years as manufacturers are offering many different types of wood, turning models, colors, and other categories.

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Topics: MLB, Wood Bats

Chandler Pro Maple Wood Baseball Bats

Posted by Mac M on Apr 23, 2014 6:00:00 AM

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Topics: Wood Bats, Baseball Bats, Products, Technology & Terminology