Hitting

Baseball Hitting Mechanics: 5 Steps to Winning the Battle

Baseball Hitting Mechanics 5 Steps to Winning the Battle Have you ever been left wondering how other batters manage to hit sweet line drives beyond the outfield with seemingly little effort?  The answer? Is proper hitting mechanics. It’s true that as batters, we all want to achieve maximum velocity but this comes down to much …

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How Are Baseball Bats Made? Wood Vs Aluminum Vs Composite

There’s no better feeling than getting a fresh bat and I’m sure that everyone out there remembers the day that they got their very first baseball bat. There’s something incredibly exciting about a new bat that’s incredibly hard to explain – you know what it is, I know what it is, every baseball fanatic out …

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Baseball Batting Stances: The 3 *Core* Adaptable Batting Stances

The mechanics of hitting are more complex than they may seem at first. There are a variety of different movements and techniques coming together to make the perfect swing. One of the most important fundamentals to focus on within hitting practice – is a hitters batting stance.  Now, every single player has a unique body …

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Baseball Batting Averages: Calculate & Compare Your Batting Average…

If you’ve ever seen the film or read the book Moneyball, you’ll know just how important statistics are in baseball. – and more specifically, baseball batting averages.  Good knowledge of key stats (or ‘sabermetrics’ as they’re referred to in the industry) will allow you to gain a deeper all-around understanding of baseball. The ‘Sabermetric Approach’ …

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Pine Tar in Baseball

Pine Tar in Baseball: What Is It? Why Use It? And Is It Legal?

As a baseball fan, you’re bound to have heard the mention of pine tar at some point, you may even have used it yourself. But what is it and what advantages does it provide in baseball? In a nutshell, pine tar is a dark-colored, thick, and sticky liquid that is produced from burning pine roots. …

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Baseball vs Softball: Explaining The Differences…

There are different types and variations of traditional bat-and-ball games, with their basic premise involving a game play between two opposing teams that take turns to play offense (batting) and defense (‘balling’ or pitching). Early bat-and-ball games can be dated as far back as the 13th century. Baseball and softball are two of the most …

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