Jackie Robinson was an African American born in Cairo, Georgia on January 31, 1919. He was the youngest of five brothers and sisters. Deserted by his father at a young age, Jackie’s family struggled with poverty. Seeking a better life, the Robinson family eventually left Georgia and moved to Pasadena, California where Jackie enrolled into John Muir High School and began to play sports. He quickly earned a spot on multiple varsity teams and lettered in four sports: track, basketball, football and baseball.
Jackie was a diamond in the rough and people were starting to recognize that. He excelled in everything More >
Franklin CFX Pro batting gloves are the new “it” item. A lot of pro’s are swearing by them, one player in particular stands out. David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox is making a statement this season. His red with neon trim CFX Pro batting gloves are catching everyone’s eye. He is not the only one to use these Franklin batting gloves. Dustin Pedroia (Boston Red Sox), Miguel More >
2015 DEMARINI CF7
The new 2015 DeMarini CF7 is unlike any before. It is set apart not only by its appearance, but also by its performance. This bat has all the new technology in the making. Crazy graphics on the bat give it a slick feature that separate it from its competition. Feels good, looks good and hits good. It’s an all in one package with this baby. DeMarini bats are going to a whole new level.
And the winner is….Sam from Oregon!
Congratulations to Sam for being chosen as the winner of the Nike Sha|Do Elite J Kemp Edition baseball glove giveaway!
Thank you to everyone who entered the contest and keep trying for future giveaways. You never know, the next one could be YOU! All you need to do is give it a shot like Sam did and you can be the winner of a future item! Keep checking back for other giveaways and contests right here on the blog or on the HomerunMonkey.com Hompage!
Congrats again Sam – we hope you love your new glove!
**UPDATE || 12/30/13** Well the meet and greet was an absolute success! Over 1000 people came down throughout the day to meet Fastpitch superstar Jennie Finch and check out the incredible deals on our Mizuno products - WOW - thanks to all that were able to make it out on Saturday!
Didn’t get the chance to go to the event? You can see pictures from the day here: http://www.monkeysports.com/jennie/nggallery/ Be sure to check back for future events at our retail locations in Irvine CA, Norwood MA and Woodbridge NJ!
Attention Bargain Shoppers:
As I am sure you are already aware, today is CYBER MONDAY!! And to commemorate this increasingly popular day for E-Retail, we are issuing a SITE-WIDE Cyber Monday sale for today ONLY. We are offering 20% off the entire site as well as HUGE markdowns on 50+ Cyber Monday items!
Now, there are some exceptions, so if you are having trouble applying the discount code, just give us a call and we will explain any issues you may be coming across. We may be able to apply the discount manually once the order is received. So give us a call and one of our friendly More >
For those of you that read my last post about the Nike Shado Elite J Baseball Glove, you read that we are going to be giving away one of the Matt Kemp models in the near future. Well the future is here! Starting TODAY you can enter to win a Kemp model Nike Shado Elite J Baseball Glove!
This model has been handbuilt by one master craftsman the entire way through the process. No assembly lines, no automatic machines – one man and one glove. Made of Japanese Kip leather, this Nike Shado Elite J Baseball Glove has been designed to the More >
Just released this month, the Nike Sha|Do Elite J – the Latest and Greatest from Nike
Crafted in Japan out of Japanese Kip leather, the Shado Elite J is Nike’s Top-of-the-Line, as good as it gets glove. But what makes the Nike Sha|Do Elite ball glove so great? What would make it stand out over some of Nike’s other competitors? The answer is simple, not only are there great, new upgrades, but the craftsmanship is specific for each glove. Each glove put out for purchase has been handmade by ONE master craftsman, the ENTIRE way through the production- no assembly lines, no relying on More >
Back in September, I posted about the new, custom glove builders that were added to the website. Since then, only Wilson and Rawlings gloves have been available to customize to each player’s specifications. Well, we are happy to say that Mizuno will soon be joining the custom glove family! We are slated to have the Mizuno glove builder up-and-running by the end of this month!
With Mizuno coming into the mix, there are seemingly endless options to choose from when designing the perfect glove for you (or your kid, or a friend, or loved one- the list goes on!). As baseball and More >
With such a wide selection to choose from, it’s difficult to select just one of the many great fastpitch bats HomeRunMonkey.com has to offer. Every brand has a “top of the line”, but what is the difference? What makes one bat stand out over another? Well, let me help break down a few of our Top-End Fastpitch Softball bats, offered by 3 of the most popular and technologically advanced brands – Louisville Slugger, Easton and DeMarini.