Best Big Barrel Baseball Bats

Your child has entered the senior league and you find yourself looking to help in any way you can which leads you to finding them a new bat. When you enter the store, there is a wall of bats in front of you and they all look similar, and the $40 bat looks identical to…

Best Baseball Movies

If baseball is the game you love, and you’re anything like the team here at Firstbasecoach.com, you cannot get enough baseball. We live it, breathe it and of course watch it whenever we can. Watching baseball further extends to the big screen where over the past 25 years; we have been introduced to many classics…

DeMarini Softball Bat Reviews: Fastpitch C5 & 2014 Slowpitch Stadium

Both Performance and Style with DeMarini DeMarini is responsible for one of this biggest advances in baseball and softball technology alike. In 1993, DeMarini released the DeMarini Doublewall; the first multi-wall bat on the market. The Doublewall, which increased the sweet spot dramatically, exploded onto the market, essentially propelling the DeMarini brand to where it…

Rules of Softball: Slo-pitch and Fastpitch

If you grew up playing baseball it might surprise you that the rules of slo-pitch softball are somewhat different. The Basics: Softball Rules Depending on whether you are playing slo-pitch or fastpitch there will be some major differences. In softball (fastpitch or slo-pitch) the field of play is smaller than you would see in baseball.…

Shaved, Rolled and End Loaded Softball Bats

After watching the 60 minutes featuring Tony Bosch I had mixed emotions. For those who aren’t familiar with what I’m talking about – Tony Bosch was brains behind Bio Genesis, the lab that helped at least 12 MLB players hide performance enhancing drugs. Spoiler Alert: He says he personally injected A-Rod with PEDs, because according…

How to Break In and Care for a Baseball Glove

The baseball glove is the most important piece of equipment – and like the hockey mask (typical Canadian reference) it wasn’t originally used playing the sport. The first first gloves, looked more like batting gloves and less like the gloves you would see on the market today. Regardless of whether you’re just beginning to play…