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Navigating the world of baseballs for 10-year-olds can be a bit like trying to hit a curveball—it’s tricky if you’re not prepared. If you find yourself swamped with options and feeling a bit confused, don’t sweat it. I’ve played with, coached with, and even stepped on just about every type of baseball out there. I …

Read More about 10U Baseballs – Guide to Best Brands and Types

Baseball, like any other sport, hinges on the fundamentals. Yesterday’s game incident involving Jo Adell of the Los Angeles Angels is a stark reminder of why mastering the little things can make or break a moment on the field. During a crucial point in the Angels’ matchup against the Rays, Adell, confident in his speed, …

Read More about The Importance of Mastering the Basics in Baseball – A Lesson from Jo Adell’s Misstep

In the past, we’ve put together in-depth guides on Diamond, Rawlings, and Wilson baseballs, giving you the lowdown on what’s what. Now, I get a lot of questions about the differences between the Rawlings 10U and Rawlings CROLB baseballs. If you’ve read my piece on Comparing the Rawlings 8U, 10U, and 12U baseballs, you’ll remember …

Read More about Difference Between Rawlings 10U and CROLB Baseballs

When unraveling a baseball, what you’re likely observing are indeed both in the form of long strings, but they serve different purposes and come from different stages in the baseball’s construction. Wool (as a material within baseballs), when referring to wool in the context of baseballs, it usually pertains to wool yarn or wool fibers …

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