It's been snowing just about everywhere lately. Even the southern states have seen more than a few inches of snow. If the cold temperatures haven't made playing wiffleball difficult, the snow sure has, since a wiffleball is the same color as the snow. However, if you've been following this site for a while, you know we're big fans of the Easton Neon training baseballs, … [Read more...] about Plastic Snow Balls
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you have a Facebook page, you've probably seen status updates like: Big( o )( o ), or small (.)(.), Save Them All! Well, here at Major League Wiffleball, we'd like to help raise awareness too. It turns out that the manufacturers of the Junk Ball make a pink bat and ball set! What a great way to help spread the message. Now, … [Read more...] about Increase Breast Cancer Awareness with a Pink Wiffleball Bat
Last night, I was clocked throwing a plastic baseball 99 mph. That might not sound as impressive as Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman throwing a baseball 105 mph, but it was fast enough for me. OK, I was also clocked throwing 7 mph and 23 mph, so there were clearly a few bad readings on my new radar gun, including the 99 mph reading. Most of my pitches were … [Read more...] about How Fast Can You Throw A Plastic Baseball?
If you caught any World Cup soccer action so far, you've heard what sounds like a swarm of angry bees in the background. Well, it's not bees buzzing, or technical difficulties with ABC's or ESPN's broadcast. It's from a horn called a vuvuzela. And you can even buy your own vuvuzela online! Apparently, these horns are pretty loud, putting out up to 130 decibels with each … [Read more...] about Make Some Noise With Your Vuvuzela
It's hard to believe that today marks the start of spring training for some pitchers and catchers. After all, 49 of the 50 states have experienced snow in the last three weeks, and in many areas, snow will continue to fall. But the start of spring training means warmer weather is just around the corner, and for wiffleball fans, it's time to start thinking about your upcoming … [Read more...] about Pitchers and Catchers Report