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Old Hickory And ProXR Launch XR High-Performance Baseball Bats

2019-08-14T20:42:45+00:00

Old Hickory Bat Company and ProXR, LLC announced today the launch of the XR line of premium high-performance baseball bats. The new innovative product combines Old Hickory’s premium baseball bat craftsmanship with ProXR’s pioneering sports grip technology that results in greatly enhanced hitting potential.

Old Hickory And ProXR Launch XR High-Performance Baseball Bats2019-08-14T20:42:45+00:00

Baseball Bats Are Getting More Innovative, Thanks to This Inventor’s Curiosity – Inc. Magazine

2019-08-14T16:46:54+00:00

I first wrote about Grady Phelan, founder and inventor at ProXR, around 2013 in one of my early blogs, and I caught up with him again recently because something amazing just happened. Red Sox player Hanley Ramirez hit a 117 MPH, 432 foot shot over the wall, breaking a Fenway Park record... and he was using a ProXR bat.

Baseball Bats Are Getting More Innovative, Thanks to This Inventor’s Curiosity – Inc. Magazine2019-08-14T16:46:54+00:00

Baseball’s Broken Hamate Plague

2019-04-27T14:40:50+00:00

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Baseball’s Broken Hamate Plague2019-04-27T14:40:50+00:00

ProXR Reinventing The Baseball Bat and BATtle Cancer – NBC, KSDK

2019-08-14T16:48:35+00:00

ProXR is the pioneer in ergonomic, angled knob bat design. Now ProXR is using our innovation to BATtle Cancer to benefit the Siteman Cancer Center’s efforts to communicate the need for regular cancer screening.

ProXR Reinventing The Baseball Bat and BATtle Cancer – NBC, KSDK2019-08-14T16:48:35+00:00

Jay Williamson Joins ProXR, LLC Board of Directors

2019-08-14T04:26:21+00:00

ProXR, LLC (ProXR), a St. Louis athletic technology startup, announced that Jay Williamson, president of The Gottlieb Organization/Wealth Solutions of St. Louis and former PGA Tour and current PGA Champions golfer, has joined ProXR’s board of directors.

Jay Williamson Joins ProXR, LLC Board of Directors2019-08-14T04:26:21+00:00

Grant Helps Bat Maker Stay In The Game – Wells Fargo

2019-08-14T16:48:59+00:00

Grady Phelan redesigned the knob on a baseball bat — an innovation for a product that hasn't changed much in 130 years. He was one of five grand prize winners in a Wells Fargo Works Project contest.

Grant Helps Bat Maker Stay In The Game – Wells Fargo2019-08-14T16:48:59+00:00

Building A Better Baseball Bat – Webster Kirkwood Times

2019-08-14T16:49:33+00:00

True Americans (i.e., baseball fans) know the most beautiful product of the wood turner's art is not a bowl or a bed knob, but a baseball bat. The elegant simplicity of its tapered form delights the eye, drawing it along the length of the barrel to the knob, where the shape concludes in a subtle curl, like the capital of a Doric column.

Building A Better Baseball Bat – Webster Kirkwood Times2019-08-14T16:49:33+00:00

Wells Fargo Grant Helps Startup Make A Better Baseball Bat – St. Louis Business Journal

2019-08-14T16:51:26+00:00

One of five nationwide winners in the Wells Fargo Works Project, Phelan said his company will use the money to target ballplayers in the 8-to-18 year-old range, by producing a batch of aluminum bats, which are allowed up through college, but are not used by professional players.

Wells Fargo Grant Helps Startup Make A Better Baseball Bat – St. Louis Business Journal2019-08-14T16:51:26+00:00