Everybody has a favorite line or two from the classic baseball movie “Bull Durham” (1988); mine is not about candlestick holders or breathing through your eyes – it’s a poignant reflection by a career minor leaguer about the fine line between mediocrity and greatness as he ponders what might have been. Our hero, Crash Davis, explains:
“You know what the difference is between hitting .250 and .300? I got it figured out.
Twenty-five hits a year in .500 at bats is 50 points. Okay? There are 6 months in a season, thats about 25 weeks – you get one extra flair a week – just one – a gork, a ground ball with eyes, a dying quail. Just one more dying quail a week and you’re in Yankee Stadium.“
While that may be the rationalization of a guy who didn’t make it, fictitous at that, we know that in real life the seperation of mediocrity and greatness is not left to luck and randomness over time but preperation and hard work. When it comes to hitting, tiny variations in timing, quickness and coordination yield huge gains and losses; who hasn’t mumbled those famous words, “just missed it!” And while the mental aspect of hitting is so important, it’s a layer built on top of a solid foundation of good mechanics and muscle memory. It gets exponentially harder to move up the ladder of professional baseball but for amatuer players, the opportunity to be better than the next guy is there for the taking and we know The MaxBP small ball machine can pay huge dividends to that end. Everyone knows how difficult and inefficient batting practice is on the diamond and how expensive and time consuming batting cages can be so when we demo the MaxBP, we see big eyes and smiles. The MaxBP provides endless batting practice that is safe, challenging, fast paced and affordable. Our portable and lightweight machine thows curves, softtoss and fastballs up to 70 mph at release. We always stand by our machine with a satisfaction guaranty and 2 year warranty. If you make one training purchase this spring, make it the product with the biggest bang for the buck, The MaxBP. This sounds like a Yogi-ism, but I swear it’s ours, there is no easier way to work hard at hitting. MaxBP is a JUGS reseller as well so call us for all your hitting equipment needs.
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