Baseballs for Pitching Machine Use

When the pitching machine was first invented the only baseballs available for use were the regular game balls. There were several resulting problems caused by the incompatibility of the machine dynamics and the structure of the game ball. Pitching Machine Dynamics A pitching machine is constructed to put even pressure round the back side of […]

Weighted Baseballs Can Build Real Arm Strength

Weighted baseballs are a topic that always cause a bit of controversy amongst baseball coaches. A pitcher’s arm is a delicate creation, and mistreating one can cause lasting harm and permanent injuries. For this reason, many baseball coaches have chosen not to use heavier balls, in the fear that the strain they cause will damage […]

Leather Baseballs are Needed for Practice Too!

Most baseballs used in any sort of official capacity are leather baseballs.¬†However, large manufacturers will often also create balls made out of synthetic leather, rubber or a plastic composite to lower production costs. For specialized training or for use with pitching machines, these balls can significantly lower costs spent on equipment. Expenses can quickly add […]

Practice Baseballs for Quality Training Sessions

A Major League Baseball player will without a doubt have gone through hundreds of practice baseballs before they get their first call-up. This is in no small part due to the unique nature of baseball: even the most gifted of athletes also must have an extreme level of technical prowess to ultimately succeed. And that […]