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  1. The Value of Custom Baseball Gloves By Jason Gluckman
    Baseball gloves have advanced tremendously over the years. From the original game played with the bare hands to the advanced models of today, baseball gloves have as rich a history as the game itself.The first gloves developed were not accepted easily since many players thought negatively of those using them. Today's players, however, accept baseball gloves as a necessary and standard part of the game. Modern baseball gloves come in a variety of sizes, comforts, accessories and price ranges.Fo…


  2. Baseball Gloves for Men and Women Alike By Mike Long
    Baseball gloves have traditionally been a man's field of product-ware in the arena of baseball gear. No longer the situation in this day and age. With more women's leagues taking over the ball diamonds nationwide, and on major playing circuits, the manufacturers now cater especially to the female athlete and the needs to modify the products available to accommodate the differences in the physique of all athletes.Traditional baseball gloves can burn your palm off if you happen to be aiming your…


  3. Unusual Baseball Statistics By Aron Wallad
    The ezine for baseball lovers... Statistics - I love ‘emI have been fascinated by some of the statistics that have been amassed by some of the major leaguers. Viewing some players numbers has amazed me.Here are a few achievements I thought might interest you.Re: Rogers Hornsby>From 1921 to 1925 he batted 2679 times - He hit safely 1078 times and averaged .402 during this five year run. Not too shabby>From ages 36 to 41 - his final six years in the Majors he batted 350 times total Hit safely 10…


  4. Dominican Republic Baseball By Bill Bathe
    From the sugar mill towns of 'San Pedro de Macrois',and 'La Romana', to fields all across the D.R., young, poor kids dream of someday playing major league baseball and bringing financial security to their families. The D.R. has a passion for baseball far and above anywhere else.For Dominican Republic baseball, from late October to January, when the sugar mills are slow, a baseball season is born. It is the big leagues for Dominican ball players who dream of making it big. It's where their fant…


  5. More Unusual Baseball Statistics By Aron Wallad
    Back By Popular Demand Come and See Those Interesting Baseball Stats For some people this is Baseball Fantasy For some people this is Baseball Memorabilia For me it is joy and amazement. I love perusing the baseball stats.Walter Johnson - One of the first to enter the Hall of Fame in 1936. From 1912 to 1915 he won 124 games. He also started 152 games and completed 131 of those games - Do you think the Senators had a strong bullpen? He pitched in 196 games. With 10 years having an era of un…


  6. Baseball Betting: The Elusive Four-Game Road Sweep By Proloy Bhattacharyya
    It is extremely rare for a road team to sweep a four-game series. An individual once mentioned that he was picking a home team X in Game 4 of the series after losing the first three games because he felt that there was no way that team would get swept in a 4 game series.This sounds like one of the gamblers fallacies. For example, the odds that a fair coin lands on heads 10 consecutive times is 1/1024. People know that it is unlikely for a coin to land on heads 10 consecutive times so when they…


  7. A Review of Popular Baseball Gloves By Jason Gluckman
    When shopping for a new baseball glove, one has many brands, styles and fits to choose from. Companies make many gloves from various materials that can cost as little as $10 or as much as $250 for a custom made glove. The following is a brief review of companies that offer some of the best gloves on the market.Rawlings Baseball GlovesPerhaps the best-known and respected baseball glove is manufactured by Rawlings. Rawlings baseball gloves have been a favorite of amateurs and professionals for …


  8. Latino Baseball Players - The Hall of Famers By Mike Arias
    When you think of Baseball, you may naturally think of Latino professional players. We know that baseball is a major sport played in almost every Latin American country next to futbol. Almost every Dominican kid wishes to be the next Pedro Martinez or Alex Rodriguez. Same in Cuba where Baseball is also their national past time. However, the truth is that Latino players make up approximately 25% - 28% of the MLB players. The Dominican Republic has the most players in the MLB with 79 while …


  9. Rafael Palmeiro: Steroids and Baseball, Deceiving the Public By Bill Bathe
    Rafael Palmeiro had us all believing that he never took steroids. Being a former major leaguer, he had me convinced as well. He also fooled the American public into thinking that he was one guy who abstained from it's use.What are we to believe now? Steroids in baseball has got way out of hand and has effected us all. What are our kids thinking? What are we teaching them? That it is alright to take steroids and to lie to congress.It is shameful to think about it all. Steroids are a harmful dru…


  10. Baseball is Tarnished by Giambi and Other Steroid Users By Mark Barnes
    I heard an ESPN analyst on the radio defending Jason Giambi. He wasn't excusing Giambi for using steroids, but he was certainly not condemning him, either. "He wasn't the only one doing it," the analyst said. Wow! I said to myself. Unbelievable! It's unfathomable that a professional analyst from a reputable company could use such an infantile excuse like, he wasn't the only one.He added insult to injury by saying that Giambi at least had the fortitude to come forth and admit what he did. …


  11. A Guide to College Baseball Bats By Jason Gluckman
    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 ultimately 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 bats in the mid 1970s. Too many wooden bats were being broken, so due to budget crunches suffered by many college athletic programs, collegiate baseball made the…


  12. Team Spirit Starts with the Best Baseball Uniform Discount Packages By Mike Long
    The best baseball uniform discount packages will offer the gamut of supplies for each of player on the team. That includes the accessories necessary for each player to care for the gear they bring to the field, as well as the items they acquire as being a member of your ball club.Packages will usually include the following items for each player a glove, a player bag with an optional upgrade to a roller bag for approximately fifteen to twenty dollars, on average, additionally. Sunglasses and le…


  13. A History of Baseball Caps By Ken Austin
    Baseball caps serve many functions. They aren’t just seen on the field but on the streets, in the stands and almost anyone you look. Baseball caps have an interesting history, the first ones were worn by the New York Knickerbockers and they were made of straw.There have been many styles of baseball caps throughout the years, ten different styles were advertised in 1888 in Spaulding’s Base Ball Guide. You could buy a baseball cap for 12 cents to $2.Now baseball caps are available in numerous st…


  14. Coach's Corner - 10 Things I Don't Want to Hear This Baseball Season By Ken Kaiserman
    It’s Spring; always a great time of year for everybody! Our customers on the East Coast and the Mid-West are thrilled because the long winter is finally coming to an end. For the rest of us, we get to be excited because baseball season is starting. While I always try to be positive, especially with Spring Training going strong and all the youth leagues kicking off their seasons, for this newsletter I’d like to add a twist and focus on 10 things I hope NOT to hear this season.1. "Swing Level"Yo…


  15. Choosing Baseball Gifts for Baseball Addicts! By Ken Austin
    How about an MVP commemorative baseball keepsake? Or a Stay Cool Sports Towel? What about a Louisville Tpx Youth Equipment Bag? Or for the enthusiastic amateur consider an instructional video such as “A Parent's Guide to Baseball”? There are also instructional baseball videos for the fan who hopes to hit like a baseball pro, the instructional video: “Hit like a Pro”.What is the one common element that ties all these desirable objects together? They can be thoughtful and fun baseball gifts to g…


  16. Baseball Hats Have Come A Long Way By Ken Austin
    The baseball hat, worn by team players as well as fans, is an important symbol of the game of baseball.In 1860 there were many styles of baseball hats. The baseball hat of the late 1860's was made of wool and ranged in price from $1.25 to $2 each. Today there are still different styles and the prices depend on where you buy and what the baseball hats are made of.The baseball hats of today are easy to wear and feel good. They are worn by men and women, young and old. Baseball hats can be worn a…


  17. Fall Baseball – A Great Time To Really Coach By John Peter
    A few random thoughts on making Fall Ball a bit better experience! *You may want to read the note at the end of this articleI believe that your ability to communicate will always make your life and your team a better experience. Nothing new so far, right?Fall baseball is the time when teaching and learning, hopefully in a fun environment, may fight the demons of your competitive side. We like to say that it is fall ball so we are not going to win at all costs, BUT… it is hard not trotting out …


  18. A Simple Guide to Buying Baseball Bats for Kids By Mike Long
    Buying the right baseball bats for kids is as important as buying the right glove, the cleats, and every other piece of equipment for the sport. The right bat can directly affected how your kids perform at the plate, and conversely, the wrong bat can leave your kids struggling on the peewee team.However, ask somebody how to buy the best bat for your kids, and you’ll get the rigamarole. Some folks will say buy heavy and let your kid adjust for greater power. Others will say buy long and let you…


  19. What You Need To Know About Baseball Gloves By Ken Austin
    Baseball gloves have been around for years. The first baseball glove was worn on the field by Al Spalding and others in 1876. In 1920 the first Rawlings baseball glove with a natural pocket was worn on the baseball field.Baseball gloves have evolved a lot since those times. Did you know that Bill Mazeroski dug an outhouse to come up with the money to buy his first baseball glove? Brooks Robinson kept his glove fingers stiff with tongue depressors. There are many stories about players and their…


  20. Funny Baseball Quotes By Aron Wallad
    A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings. Earl WilsonWhen they start the game, they don't yell, "Work ball." They say, "Play ball." Willie Stargell, 1981When we played softball, I'd steal second base, feel guilty and go back. Woody AllenA baseball park is the one place where a man's wife doesn't mind his getting excited over somebody else's curves. Brendan FrancisThere have been only two geniuses in the world. Willie Mays and Willie Shakespeare. Tallu…


  21. College Baseball - Who is the Best Ever? By Jordan Dunham
    The University of Southern California has a baseball team, the Trojans. The USC Trojans are undoubtedly one of the very best college baseball teams to every play the game. Over 95 of the baseball players from the college level who've made it into the Major Leagues played for the USC Trojans. USC has also appeared in 21 College World Series events and has won the most games in the this event as well, 70 in total.The USC Trojans are also one of the oldest college baseball teams. The Trojans play…


  22. Hitting It to the Pole with Northern White Ash Baseball Bats By Mike Long
    Bat selections vary from player to player. It does not always depend on your strength or individual muscle mass to figure which type of bat is going to enhance your performance at the plate.Northern white ash baseball bats are the most popular baseball bats because they are not as heavy as the popular maple wood counter parts. While maple is touted as having greater durability and longevity, northern white ash baseball bats are more cost effective.The tool being only as good as its user, your …


  23. How to Break in a Baseball Glove By Jason Gluckman
    Baseball gloves are available in almost every size, color and material known to man. Traditional gloves are made from leather or faux-leather and more recently from buffalo and kangaroo hides. No matter what the material, baseball gloves need to be broken in. Players find that by using various methods to break the glove in, they will get a better fit and therefore play a better game.Different players will certainly have different methods and ways to show you how to break in a baseball glove. Y…


  24. Do Our Baseball Heroes Have Feet of Clay By Aron Wallad
    “Do our baseball heroes have feet of clay?”Ok, we have suspected the sudden rash of home run hitters and stupendous long balls were the result of something fishy. We wanted to believe the home run magic’s time had come. We had a lot of rationalizations to choose from: perhaps it was because major league baseball restructured the baseball, or maybe we blamed poor pitching on the sudden deluge of homers. At the same time, we marveled at the tough physical training ball players went through. We…


  25. MLB Baseball History By Catherine Kenyeres
    No one knows for sure where baseball exacted originated. However, most baseball buffs will concur that the sport is based on the English game of rounders. In the United States, baseball became popular in the early 1800’s, originally known as townball. At a later date, the sport was renamed baseball. Throughout this period of time, smaller communities formed teams, while larger cities formed leagues.There is some question as to who was the original founder of the rules of baseball. Some contend…






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