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50 Shades of… RED?

The differences between reds and purples


We asked our Customer Service Department for some help on this blog topic.  What are customers asking for?  What feedback were the reps getting?  And we found a common issue for many of our customers and prospective customers is trying to determine the differences in the many shades of red that are available for team colors.

When it comes to ordering bags, buying batting helmets and batting gloves, many players want to match their team and show off their team colors.  Some coaches require that players wear specific colors on the field, but not all coaches More >


3 Most Common Injuries in Baseball & How to Avoid Them

If baseball is considered to be a non-contact sport, then how do over 275,000 players visit the emergency room every year for baseball related injuries? Although player to player contact is not part of the game, players can get hurt in numerous ways. Some of the most common injuries in baseball are throwing-arm strains, hip/upper-leg strains, and head/face injuries from being struck by a baseball. Luckily, there are ways to treat and prevent such injuries and drastically reduce the chances of being injured in baseball. Here’s how:


Arm Injuries

Since 2000, there has been a fivefold increase in the number of serious More >