07
Nov
2016

Pitching Machines at the World Series

Pitching Machines at the World Series
The MLB season ended in dramatic fashion capping off one of the greatest World Series of all time, with one of the best baseball games you will ever see. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in extra innings to claim their first World Series title since 1908. It was a terrific end to the baseball season and will only add to the excitement for next baseball season. The quality of the games was only topped by some of the storylines and performances on display. In context, no performance was as impressive as the Chicago Cubs Kyle Schwarber who was out the entire MLB season with a knee injury. Schwarber was asked to return and play in undoubtedly the biggest game of his life after not hitting off of a major league pitcher all year. Schwarber’s contribution to the Cubs World Series victory will be remembered forever after going 7-17 and only 4 strikeouts, an amazing accomplishment under the circumstances. So how did he do it? If you listened to the game you...
31
Oct
2016

Save with Unique Sports this Halloween!

Save with Unique Sports this Halloween!
Happy Halloween from Unique Sports! To celebrate, we’re offering $50 off ALL Goalsetter Basketball Systems. Use coupon code TREAT at checkout to receive the discounted price on all adjustable, wall-mount and in-ground basketball goals! Goalsetter is the standard for residential basketball systems, so don’t miss this opportunity to receive the best prices of the year on Goalsetter Basketball Systems. If you have any questions regarding our Goalsetter products or receiving the discounted price, please do not hesitate to contact one of our Goalsetter representatives at 800-297-0747. Spooky savings on Goalsetter products won’t last long, so call today.
24
Oct
2016

How to Buy a Basketball System

How to Buy a Basketball System
Buying a basketball system can be difficult with so many options available, including different choices available on everything from the backboard material and size to rim & pole type. Deciding to buy a hoop for your driveway, backyard, or gym is the easy part but figuring out which system is THE system that fits your needs can be stressful. A quick search for the terms “basketball hoop” or “basketball system” in Google can overwhelm even the most experienced basketball parent or coach. We carry the very best in basketball hopes and are here to help answer any and all questions on our basketball systems! We've created a quick guide to help you get started with the process, but don't forget a customer service specialist in basketball is only a phone call away.Step 1: Ask yourself “Who is this basketball hoop for?”The basketball system manufacturers we have chosen to partner with offer almost any configuration imaginable for all age ranges and skill levels. We have...
17
Oct
2016

How to Buy a Pitching Machine

How to Buy a Pitching Machine
Today, Pitching machines can be a very important part of a coaches or parents’ practice with their players or children. Experienced baseball and softball players use these machines to hone their swinging technique or defensive skills and can learn to hit all types of breaking balls with effectiveness on these powerful machines.Younger players will develop much faster using pitching machines as it gives them an opportunity to work on the proper mechanics without fear of wild pitches and injury or having to hit off of coaches who “lob” the ball.First and foremost teaching the proper mechanics is the most important part of coaching youth baseball and then practicing those mechanics over and over again using the proper equipment including pitching machines follows that. Buying a pitching machine should be a long term investment, so you want to make sure you take the time to pick the right machine.Types of MachinesSmall BallSoft TossYouth LeaguesHigh School/Collegiate...
14
Oct
2016

Introducing New Products from JUGS Sports

Introducing New Products from JUGS Sports
As most people know, JUGS Sports started out with it’s revolutionary JUGS Curveball Pitching Machine in the early 70’s and has since created some of the best training aids for a variety of sports including Baseball, Softball, Football and Soccer! It’s not uncommon to be watching a professional Baseball or Football game and hear the commentators talk about the players working with JUGS machines. JUGS produce training machines for all levels of play and continue to release new and improve models every year. Unique Sports is proud to have recently introduced the newest JUGS products to our selection. The new low cost, and high quality JUGS Batting Cage Netting is sure to be a hit with baseball and softball coaches. JUGS Batting Cage Nets now come in Polyethylene with breaking strengths of #27, #42 and #60 as well as a commercial-grade Polyester #96 breaking strength Cage Net. The Polyethylene is a great choice for Backyards, Youth Leagues, High School and College...
10
Oct
2016

Basketball Systems: Compare Basketball Hoops

Basketball Systems: Compare Basketball Hoops
BrandNameItem NumberBoard SizeBoard MaterialPole SizeOverhangRim TypeWarrantyIncludesGoalrillaGS-IB3100W72" x 42"Glass1 PC. 6" x 6"4'Heavy FlexLimited Lifetime WarrantyNGoalrillaGS-IIB3200W60" x 38"Glass1 PC. 6" x 6"3'Heavy FlexLimited Lifetime WarrantyNGoalrillaGS-IIIB3300W54" x 38"Glass1 PC. 5" x 5"3'Medium FlexLimited Lifetime WarrantyNGoalrillaSilverback 54IGB5402W54" x 33"Glass2 PC. 4" x 4"2'Light Flex7-Year Limited WarrantyBoard & Pole PadGoalrillaSilverback SB60B5400W60" x 33"Glass2 PC. 4" x 4"2.5'Light Flex7-Year Limited WarrantyBoard & Pole PadGoalsetterMVPSS46072G372" x 42"Glass/Acrylic1 PC. 6" x 6"4'Options AvailableLimited Lifetime WarrantyNGoalsetterX672ES46672G372" x 42"Glass/Acrylic1 PC. 6" x 6"4'Options AvailableLimited Lifetime WarrantyNGoalsetterCaptainSS46060G360" x 38"Glass/Acrylic1 PC. 6" x 6"4'Options AvailableLimited Lifetime WarrantyNGoalsetterX660ES46660G360" x 38"Glass/Acrylic1 PC. 6" x 6"4'Options AvailableLimited Lifetime WarrantyNGoalsetterAll...
06
Oct
2016

Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Bownet Sports

Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Bownet Sports
Help Bownet support Breast Cancer Awareness with the purchase of a Pink Bownet Big Mouth Hitting Net. Now through October 31, for every Pink Big Mouth sold Bownet will donate $10 to Hit4Hope Breast Cancer and Childhood Cancer Charity! Our most popular Baseball & Softball Hitting Net, the Bownet Big Mouth is durable and easy to use. Coaches, parents, and players worldwide prefer this 7' wide x 7' tall training net because of its portability, ease of set up, and outstanding reliability during practice.With Bownet's E.A.S. technology (Energy Absorption System), players will benefit from a training net that diffuses ball energy throughout the net and poles to extend its lifespan, create a more balanced training net, and add flexibility and stability upon impact.Support Breast Cancer Awareness with the Big Mouth Colors Pink Big Mouth - the original and most reliable batting and pitching net for baseball, softball, and tee-ball in the industry.Bownet's E.A.S. technology (Energy...
03
Oct
2016

ZOOKA Frequently Asked Questions

ZOOKA Frequently Asked Questions
Does the ZS740 throw real baseballs?Is this machine safe?Does it require electricity?How does the pitching machine work?Does it throw regulation baseballs?What other types of balls does it throw?How long does the battery last?Would you recommend this unit for a youth machine-pitch league?How do you know the speed of the pitch?How high does it throw balls?How long does it take to charge the battery?How do you know when the ball is being pitched?What kinds of pitches can it throw?Who can use the ZS740?How much does it weigh?How accurate is the ZS740?Will it throw softballs?How durable is the unit?How do I adjust the ZS740 so that it hits the strike zone?How much does a ZS740 cost?Can you use the ZS740 for fielding practice?What other products or accessories are you going to offer?Can you use this indoors?What is your warranty?Where can I buy this pitching machine?How long does it take to set up the ZS740?What do I do if I have a problem with the ZS740?Does the ZS740 throw...
27
Sep
2016

GAMMA Frequently Asked Questions

GAMMA Frequently Asked Questions
Who can I call if I'm having problems with my Gamma Stringing Machine?Where can I find my favorite tennis grip?What is the Frequent Stringer Program?What Professional Players play with Gamma String?Why is there a warning on the back of Gamma Swing Weights and Gamma Lead Tape?How do I clean my stringing machine? Do you have defective tennis balls you can donate for use on the bottom of chair legs?I got Zorbicon Gel from my Shockbuster on my clothing, how do I clean it?Who can I call if I'm having problems with my Gamma Stringing Machine?Gamma Sports employs a full-time machine technician to help you with any mechanical questions you may have. Give Gamma a call and they will be able to answer your technical questions 800.333.0337.Where can I find my favorite tennis grip?Unique Sports only sells tennis grips in bulk. Please feel free to email us with the grip you are interested in as well as the quantity for a quote with our very best price! What is the...
19
Sep
2016

BATA Frequently Asked Questions

BATA Frequently Asked Questions
Can you use real leather balls?Can any type of ball be used in BATA machines and feeders?More info about ballsIf the maximum speed is 70 miles per hour, at what distance is it 70 mph?How does a machine make the ball "curve"?How does a single-wheel machine like the B1-Curveball throw a curve?Which BATA machine throws the best curveball?Which machine is best for grounders and flies?Which machine is best for softball?What maintenance is required on the pitching machines?Can the machines be left outside?Do I need to put some kind of screen in front of the machine to protect it?How long do the wheels last?What parts wear out on the machines?How much do replacement wheels cost?How much do replacement motors cost?Can BATA machines throw a "rise ball"?How many balls do the pitching machines hold?Which machines can be used with Auto-Feeders?How does the feeder connect to the pitching machine?How long does it take to put up a BATA batting cage?Are BATA batting cages portable?How much does the...

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