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How to Choose a Softball Bat With the season for baseball and softball coming around the corner, a lot of players are looking for less expensive than normal softball bats and equipment. No one wants to pay more than they have to whether you are looking for practice bats or a tournament special. Below are suggestions for where and how to look for softball bats which best fit your budget.
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– Cheap softball bats are not always cheap
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You can of course always start your search online. You would want to use caution when buying online however. You may fine one for a great price but if that bat does not fit you, or the one who you are buying it for, then maybe that deal was not so great after all. Even though some retailers are pretty good regarding returns, it can prove to be a real hassle to return a bat. You have to repackage it again, and then take it to the local ground delivery office or to the post office. It is a lot of hassle that many people just do not want to get into. Then that cheap softball bat is not so cheap. – Try your local sporting goods store first A grand idea is to visit your local sporting goods store. You will have an advantage locally which you would not find online even though you may not find cheap softball bats. – Wooden bats versus Aluminum bats Were you aware that only wooden bats are the only ones you can use at the Major League Baseball? If you have aspirations of joining the major leagues, then you would want to use a wooden bat. They are however denser and heavier. They will not hit a ball as far since they would require a lot of arm and wrist strength. Due to this, majority of softball player prefer aluminum bats over the wooden bats. You would be sure to find the one that would meet your needs since these come in a wide variety of weights and lengths. – How to fit a bat properly A random bat will not do. The length and weight of the bat should also be taken into consideration. Set the tip of the bat on the ground. Let your arms relax and hand down at your side. You would want the top of the bat to reach about your wrist. For children, this can vary depending on the size of the child. The weight of the bat is next. Produce a practice gentle swing. Can you or your child swing it comfortably or do you feel a slight pain on your wrists? Take note that a heavier bat produces more power but if you are putting your wrists on stress just to do a swing, you would not be hitting home runs.