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Baseball workouts to keep you fit

The workouts and exercises done by baseball players target more specific muscle movements than those of some other major sports. Depending on their positions, football players concentrate on adding bulk and muscle mass. Defensive players need as much tackling power as they can possibly build. You already know that baseball players aren’t tackling runners in […]

What are 52/300 core softballs?

If you’re not an expert in the sport, you may think all softballs are created equally. We forgive you! It’s a big yellow ball that doesn’t seem very complicated. There’s actually quite a bit going on under the surface One of our premier products are our Decker ASA Big Shark 12″ Super Grip 52/300 softballs. […]

The baseball facts you didn’t know

Baseball and its sibling, softball, are some of America’s dearest pastimes. Every season, more and more children make their first forays into sports by playing tee-ball or other varieties of youth baseball. Once they start playing the game, most become interested enough to want to learn more about the game. Baseball at the highest level […]

The baseballs behind the baseball

The College World Series is in full swing! Opening weekend went off brilliantly, as did Friday night’s fireworks display. As for the action on the diamond, the opening round is complete! Last weekend saw North Carolina, Mississippi State, Texas Tech, and Arkansas all emerge victorious. Soon, only six teams will be left in Omaha. Numerous […]

Omaha’s College World Series begins Friday

Summer is here, and baseball is in the air once again! Every year, the country’s baseball fans turn their eyes toward Omaha, and Omaha turns its eyes to the field downtown. The annual College World Series tradition is something almost all Omahans hold fondly in one way or another. Rosenblatt Stadium is no more, but […]

Alex Gordon’s Tips for Better Hitting

Alex Gordon, now an outfielder for the Kansas City Royals, is Nebraska born-and-raised. The Lincoln native was a star for the Husker baseball team before he was drafted after his junior year. His numbers over the last decade, at the highest level, are impressive. How has he done it? If you’ve got a bucket of […]

Is Your Softball Team Ready for Summer?

Summer, for many people, marks the return of outdoor sports. Casual games of volleyball, basketball, soccer, baseball, and softball start up once more among friends and coworkers alike. Recreational leagues with organized teams also begin to sprout up once again. This includes the ever-popular rec softball leagues for men, women, and children alike. Is your […]

The Long History of Various Softball Sizes

The game of softball as we know it began on Thanksgiving Day in 1887. A group of Yale and Harvard graduates were gathered in Chicago to follow the annual football game between their two schools via ticker tape. As the playful jibes were flowing between the alumni, someone started throwing around a boxing glove – […]