In the mid 1850s, when baseball was in its infancy, players made their own bats. They experimented with flat bats, round bats, and heavy bats. They absolutely discovered that the barrel shaped bat was the most effective. Today, college baseball bats have taken this technology to a new, powerful level upon the introduction of aluminum
One of the most common complaints from players is the lack of power behind the plate. No matter what philosophy of hitting you believe in, none of them will help you reach your greatest potential if these top 6 bad habits are not stopped in their tracks. This is true for baseball and girls’ softball.
All major league hitters have compact swings. They could not get to that level without one. What separates hitters at this level is their degree of bat quickness and bat speed. Bat quickness determines how quick they can get the bat to the ball once they decide to swing. This is one of the ingredients
There has been a lot of controversy about steroids in baseball. Does it enhance performance and what are the side effects. Are records today the result of steroids. And are athletes harming themselves. First of all, we need to understand what is a steroid. And why do players use it. Anabolic steroids are a synthetic
It seems fairly simple right? If you want a baseball glove just go to the store and buy one. That makes sense if you are only a casual player or doing it for fun. However, the majority of players who want a new baseball glove usually needs a specific type and I want to help
Baseball holds a special place in the hearts of many Americans. Regardless of the international appeal of the sport, the United States sees it as a favorite pastime. From street games of stickball or afternoon playing catch in the backyard to professional Minor Leagues and Major League Baseball, people of all ages love this sport.
Playing second base on a baseball team has been set in stone now for many moons it is known as the keystone. Take a quick look see at a profile sketch of some of the greats who have made their mark playing the keystone position at second base and you will find that a pattern
Is your baseball glove stopping you from achieving your potential? You should not have to sit on the bench due to a busted-up glove. That is why i am going to teach you to repair / maintain your baseball glove! First, you must diagnose the problem. Usually, in my experiences, the major problem is the
It is fun to watch youth baseball games. I enjoy watching the kid on the team with the least amount of talent “accidentally” catch a fly ball that was hit right to him. Those kids will always remember that time in their life when they were a hero; at least they felt that way for
There are differences and similarities when comparing the hiring instruction for young players and older players. No matter the age, you can teach kids how to hit a baseball properly as long as you have the right instruction. The basic fundamentals of hitting are the same through baseball, whether you're a kid or a college