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Baseballs come in different covers and stitching, each offering their own
virtues and drawbacks. But few can tell a ball by its cover, because it's the
inside that determines a ball's play. Whether cork or rubber, synthetic or
leather, we're here to help you get to the core of which baseball is right for
One of the biggest innovations in baseballs in recent years concerns
safety, and R.I.F, or Reduced Injury Factor, balls are evidence of that. These
balls replace the "safety" balls of days past by playing as well as they reduce
Made with polyurethane cores in official or reduced weights. Both types
won't hit or hurt as hard, thus helping new players overcome their fear of the
Different brands offer different grades of hardness, so you can select a
ball appropriate for the age and level of experience.
Unlike old "safety" balls, R.I.F. balls perform like regular baseballs,
bouncing and rolling true to expectation.