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For those that are new to the world of Slowpitch Softball, choosing a bat may be pretty overwhelming. The length and weight ratios are different than in Baseball and Fastpitch Softball, not to mention which bats are legal in different leagues and tournaments vary. So, before making such a crucial purchase, it’s important to know the ins-and-outs for what your needs are as a player, as well as the leagues and/or tournaments you will be playing in. Hopefully, this guide can provide a little insight and make the buying process for slow pitch softball bats less complicated and confusing.
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At one point or another in every athlete’s career, he or she will be cursed with the infamous “yips” for a certain period of time. For those that are unfamiliar with the yips, the term was first introduced to describe golfers that missed short and easy putts due to high-pressure situations. Since then, the yips can be used to describe athletes of any sport that can’t complete routine actions or plays that the player used to be able to do without a problem. Some of the worst cases are seen in professional baseball and softball players.
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Dudley is reentering the slowpitch world by introducing the Dudley Lightning Legend bat. With three different types of bats in this line, Dudley is making it easy for each player to find a bat specific to his or her style of hitting.
What makes this bat stand out against other competitors? The answer is simple, the innovative “Grip-Spin Technology”. Grip-Spin is a slightly sticky coating that has been approved by the SSUSA (senior league), which covers the bat from the barrel down to where it meets the grip on the handle. Essentially, this material allows the ball to grip to the More >
**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 >
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.
So, the past few posts have been solely about baseball and baseball bats- what’s new, what’s coming and even what’s legal. Well, I’d say it’s about time to steer away from baseball for this post and focus on a different sport – Slowpitch Softball.
Slowpitch has come a long way from the days of recreational Church Leagues. I know before I got into the slowpitch world, I had the idea that slowpitch was for the retired crowd, just looking to do something on a Sunday with some buddies. Not that there’s anything wrong with enjoying some time with friends and hitting More >
The New 2014 Easton Bats are Here!
That’s right, all of you Easton fans out there can finally let out a big sigh of relief– *queue sigh* – as we’ve got a selection of the new 2014 line of bats available for pre-order! And yes, this includes the brand new Mako line!
Just when you think Easton has mastered the art of composite technology, here they go again with their latest upgrade- Thermo Composite Technology or, more simply put, TCT™. These upgraded materials keep Easton with the front of the pack in technology and performance.
TCT™ combined with Easton’s patented two-piece ConneXion™ technology, allows for what Easton claims to be More >
Baseball can trace its roots back to America but has grown to capture the hearts and minds of people around the world. With the sport’s unique blend of athleticism, coordination, strategy, and global intrigue, baseball was an obvious shoe in for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London… right? Not according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The IOC decided to nix baseball from the games making it the first sport to be eliminated since polo in 1936. So what other sports were so important that baseball was bumped off? Check out our graphical take on the “5 Ring Circus” and More >