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What is a Dinger in Baseball? - That Magical Sound Explained

What is a Dinger in Baseball? - That Magical Sound Explained

posted on 28 May , 2023 in General by Chris Sloan

In this enlightening exploration of the term 'dinger' in the realm of baseball, we dive into its definition, use in different contexts such as Little League, the skill behind hitting a dinger, and its speculated origins. We also briefly look at the use of 'dinger' outside baseball, all with a goal to help baseball newcomers and enthusiasts alike understand this unique piece of baseball vernacular. Answering common questions about 'dingers,' this blog post aims to make your next baseball game experience even richer.

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The Best Batting Gloves of 2023: Our Top Picks for Baseball and Softball Players

The Best Batting Gloves of 2023: Our Top Picks for Baseball and Softball Players

posted on 28 May , 2023 in General by Chris Sloan

This detailed guide introduces the best batting gloves of 2023 for baseball and softball players, highlighting important considerations such as fit, material, breathability, and grip enhancements. Top picks include the Franklin Sports MLB CFX Pro, Easton Gametime Batting Glove, and Under Armour Clean Up for baseball, and the Finch Women's Fastpitch Batting Glove, Marucci Medallion, and Franklin Sports MLB CFX Pro Batting Gloves for softball. The guide also mentions popular glove choices among MLB players, including Franklin Sports, Nike Huarache Pro, and others, and provides advice on the care, maintenance, and storage of batting gloves. FAQs reveal that Fernando Tatis uses Adidas adiZero 4.0 batting gloves and several MLB players opt for Bruce Bolt batting gloves.

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Why Does Little League Use Aluminum Bats?

Why Does Little League Use Aluminum Bats?

posted on 28 May , 2023 in General by Chris Sloan

This blog post provides an in-depth exploration of the world of baseball bats. It traces the evolution of baseball and baseball bats, comparing their usage across various leagues, including Major League Baseball, NCAA baseball, high school baseball, and Little League. The post presents a detailed analysis of different types of bats, focusing on aluminum and wood bats. It examines the performance, durability, and cost differences between these two main types of bats. Safety considerations, special events involving baseball bats, and fascinating facts and stories about baseball bats further enrich the reader's understanding. A practical buying guide is included to aid in making the right choice of a baseball bat for different levels of play and different skill levels. The post concludes by speculating on the future of baseball bat technology and rules, and invites readers to share their own thoughts and experiences.

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What is the 'Hotbox' in Baseball?

What is the 'Hotbox' in Baseball?

posted on 27 May , 2023 in General by Chris Sloan

The blog post explores the intriguing concept of the 'Hotbox' in baseball, a situation where a baserunner gets trapped between two bases. It delves into the dynamics of a 'Hotbox,' explaining how it arises during a game, and unpacks the strategic value that this high-pressure scenario holds for both the baserunner and fielders. With an included FAQ section addressing common questions, the post aims to deepen the reader's understanding and appreciation for this unique, thrilling aspect of the beloved sport.

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Top High School Baseball Programs in the United States

Top High School Baseball Programs in the United States

posted on 26 May , 2023 in General by Chris Sloan

High school baseball in the US is ranked through a poll of representatives. They are selected from the National High School Baseball Coaches Association. The U.S.A. is divided into 10 baseball regions. A regional chair nominates teams from their region to be considered for the ranking. The ranking is based on individual observations, scouting, and reports from coaches. 

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What is a Corked Baseball Bat?

What is a Corked Baseball Bat?

posted on 26 May , 2023 in General by Chris Sloan

Corked bats have long been a source of intrigue and debate in the world of baseball. The mystique surrounding these illegal modifications has persisted, and the controversy over their potential advantages remains hotly contested. Dive into this blog post to uncover the truth about "what is a corked baseball bat", their history, the science behind them, and the ethical implications of their use.

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