Bat grip (a.k.a. bat tape or handle wrap) is an important part of a baseball or softball bat for youth players. It's job is to provide a padding (to reduce bat sting) and grip (sticky surface minimizes the risk of bat slipping off a player's hands).Most composite bats will come with 1.1 mm stock wraps where as metal bats (T-ball and BBCOR) come with a thicker 1.8 mm … [Read more...] about How to Replace a Worn Baseball Bat Grip
Key PointsPitching machines can be used in batting practices to improve a hitter's hand-eye coordination, timing and bat controlMost pitching machines can also be used to conduct fielding drillsPrice is a good indicator of available features, quality and durabilityIn-depth review of critical factors that should be considered prior to making a purchaseList of recommended … [Read more...] about Complete Guide to Age Appropriate Baseball Pitching Machines
Ever since I was a little kid, I loved collecting baseballs.But not the autographed ones but regular baseballs I used to throw and catch with my friends.It didn't matter if they were dirty or shiny. I even collected broken baseballs because I felt a tinge of sadness and just could not throw them out even when seams were coming apart. There was just … [Read more...] about Where Can I Get Some Free or Unwanted Baseballs?
A classic batting tee has been around forever. It isn’t flashy, modern or difficult to use. But after baseballs, gloves and bats, batting tees are the most widely used baseball or softball equipment today.From T-ball youth players to Major League players, batting tees have been used to establish proper hitting mechanics the proper angles in order to hit the ball harder and … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Batting or Hitting Tee for Your Child
Baseballs used by older kids in the youth baseball leagues (as well as high school) are almost rock hard and can pose a serious injury risk to young players.To reduce and hopefully minimize the injury risk, younger players should play with softer baseballs.There are tons of baseballs specifically designed for tee ball players but unfortunately, there are lots of … [Read more...] about 8 Best T-ball Baseballs in 2020 [Buying Guide]