Category Archives: Bats

Pine Tar: Liquid vs. Solid

Last post I featured various bat tape techniques to enhance the grip of a bat. However, tape is not the only method that increases the stickiness of a bat. Players everywhere will agree that the best way to make a … Continue reading

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Bat Tape Techniques

Have you ever swung a bat and it slips out of your hands, flies across the field, and lands somewhere in your dugout? Don’t worry, it happens to all of us. The problem is that the bat doesn’t have enough … Continue reading

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Batting Gloves vs. Bare Hands

It is the age-old conflict for batters: batting gloves vs. bare hands. In my baseball career I have repeatedly transitioned from gloves to no gloves. The decision to use batting gloves is purely based on opinion; there is no science … Continue reading

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