Yin and yang. Apples and bananas. Beast X and Ghost X. While these two Easton baseball bats may be on different ends of the spectrum; they are both exceptional in their own way. One is composite while the other is aluminum. One is whole from end cap to knob for a stiff feel, while the other is a two-piece construction that gives off fantastic flex.
When USA Baseball announced a new standard for measuring youth baseball bats, some parents were concerned. The reason? A previously purchased baseball bat was being rendered useless after 2018 depending on their child's League. And, of course, that meant researching, selecting, and hoping for similar results from a new bat.
It wasn't a huge surprise when on Thursday, April 6, it became official from DeMarini:
"DeMarini has concluded its youth baseball bat BPF audit for USSSA and the following bats have been officially withdrawn from USSSA baseball play as a result of the audit."
Make no mistake, the best youth baseball bat is the one that makes the young athlete comfortable. There are ways to ensure a ballplayer has the perfect bat.
With the new season starting, there are six 2017 youth baseball bats that are already creating buzz around the ballfield. JustBats.com provides details on all six bats for whenever your slugger is ready to start playing.
Topics: Youth Bats
Has your son or daughter just learned how to walk, but can already throw a round object across the room? How do you cultivate that talent? When should your child start playing baseball or softball?
For some perspective, All-Star pitcher CC Sabathia started playing baseball at four years old. Softball phenom Jennie Finch didn't play organized softball until she was eight. Mark Teixeira had his first glove when he was just one. And JD Drew, a former first round draft pick, started playing baseball at 13. Not only do results vary, but the answer to the question What age should my child start playing baseball? varies even more.
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.
Year after year, Easton creates one of the top youth baseball bats on the market. Their dedication to innovation and ensuring that every youth player has access to a high-quality baseball bat instills trust in players, coaches, and parents across the nation.
Why is the Little League World Series played in Williamsport, Pennsylvania? What year did they start playing? How old are the players?
If you've ever tuned in or heard about the Little League Baseball World Series, you have probably asked some variation of the above questions. And, with the World Series starting, JustBats wanted to help with the history behind one of the best and most nostaglic events every year.
Effective January 1st, 2018, USA Baseball, the national governing body for the sport of baseball in the United States, will adopt a new method for measuring bat performance in the testing of youth baseball bats.
Although there will be no immediate change to youth baseball organizations' bat rules, we understand and appreciate that many of our customers look to JustBats.com for just this type of information. We want all of our customers to be as informed as possible about anything that may affect their bat purchase decisions, so we'll break down every part of the new rule change including what changes to expect, why a change is being made, and who this new standard will affect.