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The Mako Torq – available for baseball and fastpitch – is the first of its kind, with a rotating handle to allow for free movement of the wrists through the swing. What does this mean? Simply put, the swing is shorter and quicker to the ball, allowing the player to square up more pitches; and longer through the ball, allowing full extension to get as much pop at contact as possible. This innovative technology, combined with Easton’s top-of-the line More >
Now in stock as part of our HomerunMonkey Custom Gloves, the Rawlings Gamer XLE glove in your choice of Limited Edition, Neon Green or Orange.
These Gamer XLE gloves from Rawlings are made of lightweight and soft, full-grain leather – making them easy to break-in, but still durable enough to maintain their shape and life. These gloves also come with Rawlings’ exceptional Poron XRD padding in the palm, which adds a cushion to help reduce ball impact on the hand.
This weekend marks the beginning of the NCAA Men’s College World Series. The journey started with a field of 64 teams and has dwindled down to just eight, after claiming victory in both their Regional and Super Regional bouts. Each team has fought hard to get to the promise land that is Omaha and all are hungry for a chance to raise the NCAA Championship trophy. Here is a preview of what to expect over the next ten days at the Men’s College World Series.
Day One (6/14)
UC Irvine vs Texas
Louisville vs Vanderbilt
UC Irvine is coming into Omaha for the More >
Well that got your attention didn’t it? You read correctly, we are currently running a special giveaway for a chance to win ANY DeMarini Bat available on the website or on order to the warehouse. From the models seen on the NCAA Women’s College World Series and NCAA Baseball World Series, to our brand new 2015 models – ANY DeMarini Bat available on the site or on order.
High school baseball player? How about a CF7 or VooDoo Overlord?
Middle school fastpitch softball player? A CF7 (-11) would be a great choice!
Prefer some slowpitch softball? I bet the new TheONE sounds like a great pick!
There More >
Check out this HomerunMonkey exclusive USA edition Rawlings 11.5” glove. Since it belongs to the Heart of the Hide series the leather tends to come from the prime cut of the hide, in fact, only about the top 5 percent of steer hides are what is used to create this series. This top grade leather is extremely durable and is quicker to form to each individual’s preference. It retails for $229.99 but includes a couple upgrades over the traditional HoH glove at no added cost.
All of the lacing has been replaced with red, white and blue Tennessee Tanning Co. Pro Lace.
An American flag has More >
Guess what? The 2014 All-Star Ballot is now in. It’s like seeing all your favorite superheros on a list and you get to pick which ones get to go to battle. I know that they are human beings just like us, but they are the best at what they do and I love this game and watching them play. So if I were Bud Selig and got to pick my own rosters, this is who I would pick and why.
Catcher: Kurt Suzuki Minnesota Twins – This guy is just killing it right now. Leading the AL in RBIs for catchers. He More >
Since the beginning of the sport, runners and catchers colliding at the plate have been a huge part of baseball. Bottom of the 9th, down by one, one out, and a runner on third, everyone knows what is about to happen. Batter pops it up to shallow right field, runner tags and it’s going to be close. Right fielder lasers it home and the runner and catcher collide. Everyone is on the edge of their seat. The umpire throws his hands in the air — “Safe”. Run is in and the home team forces extra innings. The “Play at the Plate” More >
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 >
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!