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Monday, November 21st, 2011
From November 23th through December 10, 2011, visitors at Baseball Rampage have a chance to Win Your Wishlist. Winning is easy. Simply visit www.baseballrampage.com, find products that you want to receive as gifts, add them to your wishlist by clicking “Add Item To Wishlist” on each product page, and then email the wishlist to your friends and family.
That’s it! You’re now entered to win a $500 gift card to Baseball Rampage good for any product on our site. Get the gifts you want this year including catchers equipment, baseball bats, gloves, and much more.
Visit the Baseball Rapage Wishlist Contest page for more details.
Friday, March 27th, 2009
Always under looked, the 2009 equipment series takes a detailed view of batting helmets and other protective baseball equipment.
Batting Helmet -
Besides the extremely important cup, batting helmets are the most important protective gear a ball player needs. Helmets protect against arrant fastballs or foul balls that can do serious damage. Most youth leagues require a facemask requirement on helmets as well to prevent major injuries to the face. Helmets don’t have to hinder playing abilities though.
Rawlings, Wilson, Easton, and other helmet manufacturers have developed technology to increasing cooling as with the Rawlings Coolflo helmet line. They’ve also added a more sleek design to increase comfort levels.
Baseball Protective Gear -
Various forms of baseball protective equipment are also a must in the field; especially for youth ball players. Technology again has expanded the way players can protect themselves from various injuries. The baseball protective cup is an absolute must while batters shin guards, knee savers or wedges, and heart guards help stop injuries.
Heart guards are rapidly becoming a popular item to use in the field for youth leagues after several high profile incidents involving hard batted balls hitting kids in the chest. Knee Savers by Easton and Diamond are a great way to save catchers knees from wear and tear. Batters shin guards not only protect the legs from fouls and bad pitches but also add an imposing look at the plate.
Improve your play while staying safe with a variety of baseball protective equipment.
Tuesday, March 24th, 2009
The 2009 Equipment Series continues with a recap of a general product category at Baseball Rampage. A baseball bag can be used to transport bats, catchers equipment, and other gear. Manufacturer advancements have went from the formerly simple duffel bag to an all-inclusive product that can carry everything from bats and gloves to helmets and other equipment.
Easton, Rawlings, and Mizuno are the most popular equipment bags while Diamond is quickly becoming the preferred catchers equipment bag. Prices can range from $17 for a simple Easton bat tote to over $150 for products like the Diamond Wheeled Deluxe umpire bag or Easton Sled Team Bag.
When choosing a baseball equipment bag, it’s always key to think ahead. Buying a $20 bat bag may meet your needs immediately but if you plan to grow into a more competitive environment including travel teams, switching positions (especially to catcher), or other changes, you could find yourself spending even more down the road. The heavier the gear and the more travel will almost certainly require the use of a wheeled equipment bag. Almost every manufacturer has a wheeled back on the market so make sure the size fits your current and future needs and you should be set.
Monday, March 23rd, 2009
DeMarini Baseball Bats -
If any company can unseat Easton as the premier manufacturer of high-end baseball bats it’s DeMarini. There full line of bats includes composite, alloy, and hybrid options creating some of the biggest sweet spots in the sport.
DeMarini burst on the scene in 1989 with the first line of high-tech bats. Many baseball bat “firsts” started at DeMarini and these industry break-through’s continue today in their Vexxum, VooDoo, CF3, and Vendetta line of bats. Hundreds of College World Series teams call DeMarini their bat of choice including the 2006-2007 Champion Oregon State Beavers.
Every DeMarini bat has two things in common, durability and high performance. Stronger carbon materials, unique hybrid construction, and other features found solely at DeMarini add a bigger sweet spot and optimum flex to add power and precision to your game.
Join the Uprising with a premium DeMarini Baseball Bat!
Thursday, March 19th, 2009
Easton Baseball Bat -
According to Easton Sports, there is only “The Truth” that an Easton Stealth Baseball Bat is the #1 bat on the market. They may be right. Easton baseball bats are the #1 selling bats in the world with their Stealth line leading the way. Easton started in 1922 when James Easton began making custom wood bows and cedar arrows. By 1969, the company jumped into the team sports market with their first aluminum ball bats. With over 20 College World Series Champions swinging their bats 40 years later, Easton is the undisputed champion of baseball manufacturers.
Easton Sports has used innovation and technology to develop their Stealth, ConneXion, and Synergy bat lines. Some of their 2009 series features includes composite technology to increase hitting surface, vibration reduction, and pro-tack grip. Easton manufacturers a full line of bats including youth, senior league, and adult baseball bats. Prices on Easton Bats go from the affordable, $50-$100 range, to their top of the line IMX series in the high $300′s.
No matter the budget or skill level, you’ll most certainly find an Easton Baseball Bat that works for you.
Friday, March 13th, 2009
Diamond Catchers Gear
Diamond catchers equipment is rapidly becoming a hot commodity among youth, high school, and amateur baseball players. With a sleek look and form fitting gear, this full line of catcher’s gear includes mitts, leg guards, chest protectors, and one of the sweetest catchers hockey-style helmets you’ll find.
Diamond Sports launched with the mission to create high quality gear at low prices. They certainly accomplished that with several exclusive features you won’t find anywhere else. Diamond’s Posi-Fit design allows their catchers gear to wrap around you providing more smooth, natural motions increasing your play at the plate.
Diamond Catchers Helmets all come with a lightweight, impact-resistant shell design. The light hollow wire frame allows you to feel more natural when playing. All helmets are adjustable so you’ll get use out of them for years, even while still growing. Other Diamond catchers equipment features include a contoured fit and fully adjustable harness on their chest protectors. Leg guards have full ventilation and breathable mesh backing to keep your legs cool during those hot summer games.
Diamond Catcher’s equipment is leading the way in quality, industry-leading gear.
Thursday, March 12th, 2009
Anderson Baseball Bats -
Swing any brands bat and you’ll never find one that sounds like an Anderson. Renowned for their durability and performance, Anderson bats use several new technologies to increase performance across their full line of youth and adult baseball bats.
Anderson Bat Company developed power-arch technology for their bats which is a series of opposing arches that stay in contact with the outer barrel to reduce vibrations, thus increasing performance. The “crack” heard from Anderson bats is literally unheard of with metal bats. The Energy Loading System, single wall technolgoy, harnesses the bat vibration and diverts it back to the ball creating a “crack” sound instead of the normal “ping” heard in most bats.
Approved by every major youth league, the Anderson Techzilla is one of the most sought after little league bats around. The Pyrotech adult bat uses the same technology for increased performance in adult and senior leagues. Anderson bats are changing hitting one “crack” at a time.
Thursday, March 12th, 2009
Mattingly Baseball Bats -
Mattingly burst on the scene a few years ago with new bat technology and a name known for hitting in former New York Yankees first baseman, Don Mattingly. Mattingly has a wide range of bats, all with the patented V-Grip technology that maximizes quickness and power by aligning your grip properly.
Mattingly Baseball started when Don Mattingly, trying to help correct the way his own sons held a bat, first invented V-Grip. Each aluminum bat comes with a maximized end to increase trampoline effect in the bat. Mattingly bats also have a stiff handle to increase energy and return it to the ball. All bats are finished in Akzo Nobel SIKKENS Paint that will help increase the brightness and durability of the finish. Mattingly bats come in adult and youth sizes with both aluminum/composite and wood bats available.
Off to a great start, Mattingly Bats should be a player in the baseball bat market for a long time.
Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
Nokona Baseball Gloves -
Nokona is the next installment in the continuation of the Baseball Rampage 2009 Equipment Series. Nokona gloves are famous among baseball experts as one of the best glove manufacturers on the market. Nokona produces gloves for infielders, outfielders, catchers, and pitchers with maximum comfort and performance in mind.
Nokona is the only manufacturer that offers your choice of Buffalo, Kangaroo, and three types of Cowhide with some of their gloves using a combination of those leathers in the manufacturing process. Kangaroo gloves provide a strong, lightweight feel and when combined with Horween leather, offer stability and control the absolute best ball players require. Buffalo gloves come from American Range Bison providing a soft, sturdy feel. Their Sandstone/Buckskin combination glove has the shape and rigidity you need to succeed.
Nokona gloves come with a variety of benefits including a modified trap web, position specific leather, breathable fingerstalls, reinforced lacing, among other Nocona exclusive features. Nocona truly leads the pack in baseball glove flexibility, quality, and craftsmanship.
Tuesday, March 10th, 2009
Beginning today, Baseball Rampage will begin our 2009 Baseball Product Overview Series. We’ll be posting a few times per week with product updates, new product lines, detailed information about specific manufacturers or products, and other information about baseball equipment carried by Baseball Rampage.
Our goal is to provide more information about each manufacturer’s gear so you can make the right product choice for the 2009 season. Any questions about the products/manufacturers reviewed in the series can be left in the comments section and we’ll get to them as soon as we can. Here’s Part 1 of the series:
Rawlings Baseball Gloves –
Synonymous with defense, Rawlings gloves are some of the most popular baseball gloves on the market today. Rawlings has sponsored the Rawlings Gold Glove Award for excellence in the field in Major League Baseball for over 50 years.
At Baseball Rampage, Rawlings has proven time and again to be one of our best selling manufacturers of baseball gloves. We carry more Rawlings gloves than any other manufacturer in the world including gloves for infielders, outfielders, pitchers, and catchers mitts.
Rawlings makes a wide selection of gloves in varying sizes and price ranges. Their premium line of gloves branded, Primo Baseball Gloves, are the absolute best glove you’ll find on the market made from fine Italian leather, hand sewn welting, and other benefits that make this glove the Rolls Royce of ball gloves.
If the Primo doesn’t fit your budget, Rawlings has several pricing levels to match any need from their beginner Sand-Lot Series and Gold Glove Series, to the Pro Preferred or Heart of the Hide Series that is just a notch below the Primo line.
When it comes to bang for your buck, Rawlings gloves have just about everything for any type of player and budget.
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