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How to Care for Wooden Baseball Bat

How to Care for Wooden Baseball Bat

How to Care for Wooden Baseball Bat

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  • Wipe your bat with alcohol every day, especially if the handle is immersed in pine tar. Alcohol cleans the bat and prevents tar and dirt buildup.
  • Keep the bat away from damp areas. Try not to expose it to wet substances and/or surfaces. If the bat does get wet, dry it immediately with a soft cloth and rub it with linseed oil.
  • Rub the bat with a smooth piece of bone or another wooden bat. Use hard strokes, as if you were using sandpaper, and keep rubbing for about 5 minutes or until the bat’s surface appears to be smooth.
  • Store your bat vertically in a dry place, keeping the handle side up. But you already knew that, right?!

College Baseball Rain Delay Jousting

This is what happens when you give college baseball teams too much down time during a rain delay … Radford hosting High Point on May 15 – a pre-game jousting match pitted Radford RHP Mark Peterson against High Point catcher Kyle Mahoney. Who won? Watch to find out!