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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Axe Bat adds new technology, gains popularity in MLB - Edge -

If I were still playing, I’d try this bat.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 26, 2015 at 11:38 AM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: equipment

Monday, August 10, 2015

The Bat Doctor is In: Seriously Illegal Softball Bats and The Men Who Make Them -

While I’ve brought along my own bat — a hand-me-down green Mizuno Envy, made in China and approved for play by all the sanctioned softball leagues — mostly, I’ll be using those provided by my source, who wishes, hopes and prays to stay anonymous. See, my tipster — let’s call him “Deep Out” from this point forward — has been playing in amateur slow-pitch softball leagues and tournaments throughout California and the greater American Southwest for the past quarter-century. While his longevity gives him credibility, it’s his stash that makes him the person I most need to meet with.

Bats. Illegal bats. Seriously illegal, banned-in-softball-games-throughout-the-world bats.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 10, 2015 at 12:25 PM | 12 comment(s)
  Beats: equipment, softball



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