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Baseball Field Dimensions

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Before getting to the article, here are the basic dimensions of a baseball field: 90 feet between the bases and 60 feet 6 inches between the pitcher’s mound and home plate. Outfield dimensions are not standardized. Read on to learn about the history of baseball’s

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Baseball Field Equipment

Baseball Equipment Laying on Grass

Baseball fields just don’t magically appear. They need to be built. And then they need to be maintained or nature will reclaim them. Baseball field equipment is used for this construction and maintenance. Learn more about types of baseball field equipment and their functions below.

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Baseball Facts

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  Baseball has been around a long time, and many interesting things have happened during its history. Here are 23 cool facts about America’s pastime. Prior to 1931, any fly ball that bounced over the outfield fence was a home run. Amazingly, Babe Ruth was

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Ten Best Books About Baseball


What’s a baseball fan to do in the winter when there none of their favorite sport to watch or to follow. Well, the can always curl up by the fire with a good baseball book. We’ve compiled a list of the ten best books about

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Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy


  While day-to-day management of your fantasy baseball team is important, most great fantasy baseball players will tell you that leagues are really won and lost in the draft. Here are a few simple draft strategies that will makes sure you pick the kind of

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Why You Should Buy A Pitching Machine


Advantages of Buying A Pitching Machine The key to good hitting is repetition. Major Leaguers practice their swing over and over again, training their muscles to be able to repeat themselves in perfect form. But while Major Leaguers are supported by a full-time coaching staff

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Best Baseball and Softball Helmets and Facemasks


Back in the really old days, baseball players didn’t wear things like batting helmets or catcher’s masks. And they had the missing teeth and dented skulls to prove it. But batting helmets and catcher’s mask have long been mandated in the Big Leagues. And if

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Custom Baseball Gloves


There are many, many baseball gloves available on the market. They come in different sizes and shapes and colors. There are infielder gloves, outfielder gloves, catcher’s mitts, first baseman mitts and even gloves for pitchers. There are youth gloves and adult gloves, and that doesn’t

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Wooden Baseball Bats


The traditional baseball bat, and the only baseball bat allowed in professional baseball leagues, is made out of wood. In baseball’s infancy there were no bat manufacturers so the players made their own hitting sticks. There was all sorts of experimentation with different types of

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Weighted Baseballs


Major League baseballs weigh between five and five and a quarter ounces. Weighted baseball weigh between six and twelve ounces and are generally sold in sets of between three and six (of differing weights.) Weighted baseballs are used to build arm strength and work on