Archive for June, 2012
Through all levels of baseball, metal bats are dominant. They offer a smaller weight to length ratio, and so seem a natural choice for those starting out and those who want the most bang for their swing. But, throughout professional baseball, from the minors to majors, players must use wooden bats. So, how do they transition from metal to wood?
Players do not simply choose a bat that best approximates their old metal bat. While metal bats carry their weight in the handle, wooden bats carry it in the barrel. Read the rest of this entry »
When it comes to any sporting event there is one thing that needs to remain constant and that is teamwork. If you have a bunch of players that are going at each other throughout the day, it will only lead to chaos and confusion. Players need to understand what it takes to work together and not just let those things go. It is going to take a lot of patience and understanding to reach a point where you can Read the rest of this entry »
When you are looking to improve your baseball skills and play with some of the best in the area, you need to consider joining up with the Valley Baseball League’s Rising Stars team. This team allows you to learn from the very best in the area, all while improving your overall production and technique, which goes a long way in creating a superior baseball player. So whether you are a pitcher wanting to improve on current pitches (and learn a few new ones), or a fielder wanting to improve on fielding techniques and Read the rest of this entry »