Baseball Articles
7 Different Types of Baseballs By Age And For Training!

To an average baseball viewer, any ball that the game is played with may seem the same. Truth be told, most of them do feel and look exactly alike. However, those who played baseball, especially at different levels, are familiar with different types of baseballs. Depending on the age ...

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Metal vs. Molded Baseball Cleats (vs. Turf Shoes)

When getting ready for their baseball journey, most people have a hard time deciding what tools and wardrobe essentials they should get. Most of these wardrobe pieces like protection gear and cleats are quite an investment. They are expensive, so people want to make a good decision in the ...

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Baseball vs Tennis Ball (Size, Weight, Color, Materials)

Not counting softball, you can hardly find a sport that is more similar to baseball than tennis. Although the two sports have very different rules and a different way of counting points, players in baseball and tennis share a lot of comparable motions and techniques. Both sports involve a ...

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How Long Do Baseball Games Last? (Answered!)

One of the main differences between baseball and other major sports is that there's no time limit in baseball. There's no ticking clock determining when exactly the game has to finish. So, the answer to the question of how long do baseball games last can vary from game to game. The ...

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Curveball vs Sinker – What’s The Difference?

The job of a pro pitcher is one of the hardest and most difficult to master in all of the sports. On a daily basis, they go against the best batters in the world and are tasked with getting them out. And, this is far from easy. To take the batter out, a pitcher needs to have a deep bag of ...

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Baseball vs Softball Field – A Detailed Comparison

To someone just casually watching both sports, baseball and softball are nearly the same. And, indeed, there are a lot of similarities between the two. After all, softball was first created as a way to play baseball indoors. Both sports use the same basic equipment and share the game ...

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Why Do Catchers Paint Their Nails? (Solved!)

I was having a friendly conversation with a friend of mine, and we both realized that we were baseball fans. While we were still enjoying the pleasant coincidence, my friend blatantly posed an important but rather unique question, "Hey, why do catchers paint their nails?" And even though I ...

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Why do Baseball Players Eat Sunflower Seeds? (3 Reasons)

When watching baseball, you've probably noticed an unusual habit almost every player shares. Every time you see a close-up of a certain player, he's likely to be chewing or spitting. Baseball players are known for having something in their mouth at almost any given moment before, during, ...

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Why Do They Change Baseballs When it Hits the Dirt? (Solved!)

The life-long baseball fans take most of what's going on the field for granted. However, for outsiders or those new to baseball, a lot of rules and events during the game seem unusual, confusing, or just plain weird. One of the things confusing the viewer the most is that the catcher ...

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5 Reasons Why Do MLB Players Use Wooden Bats

If you are an MLB fan, you have probably wondered at some point, "Why do MLB players use wooden bats?" If you have, you are not the only one. In fact, it is a rather frequently asked question but rarely ever answered. So, today, I'm going to compile all the information I have gathered and ...

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Why Do Baseball Games Start at Odd Times? (6 Reasons)

Unlike other big TV events, baseball games almost never start at the top of the hour. You'll notice that the first pitch is never at, for example, 6:00 PM. It's always at some weird time, like 6:06, 6:09, or something similar. For those who want everything in their life to be in perfect ...

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Big Barrel Bats vs Small Barrel Bats – A Comparison

No matter the level of baseball, choosing the right bat is essential for any success in the game. Finding the bat that suits the skill level and the style of play is helpful for players of all ages. Both experienced MLB pros and the kids just starting in the game need a proper bat to reach ...

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