KEY TAKEAWAYSBaseball pitching speed from a pitching machine is the same regardless of a pitching distanceHowever, a perceived pitching speed or Equivalent Reaction Time is relative to the distanceTABLE OF CONTENTSIntroductionWhat is speedHow can speed remain the same?Reaction TimeEquivalent Speed Conversion ChartSummaryINTRODUCTIONIt's a common misnomer … [Read more...] about Pitching Machine – Actual Speed vs Perceived Speed
KEY TAKEAWAYSUnderstand the different types of materials used in making baseball coversKey items to be aware when buying baseballsTABLE OF CONTENTSIntroductionLeather ClassificationsHow to TellAdvantages and DisadvantagesSummaryInteresting FactsReference LinksFrequently Asked QuestionsINTRODUCTIONA baseball is made of three parts:Outer layer - leather … [Read more...] about Which is Better-Leather Baseball or Synthetic Baseball?
KEY TAKEAWAYSThere are real and subtle differences between age-specific baseballsBaseballs geared towards older kids are harder so it travels fasterINTRODUCTIONHave you wondered if all youth baseballs are pretty much the same and that manufacturers are taking advantage of parents and coaches by marketing them differently at inflated prices?I mean, they are all … [Read more...] about Comparing Rawlings 8U, 10U and 12U Baseballs
What You Should KnowChild's age, skill level, bat design and weight factors must all be considered when selecting a baseball batMost baseball bat models come in select sizes only (length/weight)The size of a baseball field influences the bat size (older kids play on larger baseball fields - see Complete Guide to Baseball Field Layout)IntroductionIn this post, I will … [Read more...] about Age-by-Age Guide to Best Baseball Bats
What You Should KnowComplete resource guide to properly measure and size for all baseball related equipment and accessoriesManufacturers may have a slightly different measurement definition so check for fit and comfortIntroThere are so many different pieces of equipment, manufacturers, models, etc., it can make your head spin.Because manufacturers mass produce … [Read more...] about Ultimate Sizing Guide to Baseball Equipment