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Franklin MLB Pitching Machine

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Franklin MLB Pitching Machine

Practice your swing for the next time you're on the field with the Franklin MLB Pitching Machine. It pitches a ball every seven seconds and lets you know when the next ball is coming with a flash of the red light on the front. You can even adjust the pitch angle for particular swinging styles or to help ensure a solid path for connection.

Product Highlights

  • Pitch angle adjustment
  • Red light indicates when the next pitch is coming
  • One pitch every seven seconds helps you get in a groove
  • Includes eight AERO-STRIKE plastic baseballs
  • Requires four D alkaline batteries (not included)

What's Included

  • Franklin MLB Pitching Machine
  • Eight AERO-STRIKE plastic baseballs
Swing away
Pitch angle adjustment allows you to change the angle of the pitch to fit your height and play style.
Dig in
The red light on the front flashes when a pitch is released, so you can always be ready for the next pitch.
Keep it steady
A ball is pitched every seven seconds to help you master your swing.

Product Description

Practice your swing until you're hitting like the pros. This quality pitching machine helps your aspiring MLB player get trained for baseball season. Requires four "D" batteries, not included. Measures 9. 75"L x 9.5"W x 17.75"H once assembled with height-adjustment for different pitches. Iincludes 6 white Aero Strike plastic baseballs. Machine pitches balls every 10 seconds with a red light that indicates when ball is about to be pitched.

Features

  • Assembled Size: 17.75 in x 9.5 in x 9.875 in
  • Height adjustment for pitches
  • 27-in collapsible plastic bat
  • 8 Aero-Strike plastic balls
  • Balls pitch every 10 seconds

Additional Info

131986

6562A402

025725167227

6696S3

3.2 pounds

12.2 x 10.1 x 9.3

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Average Customer Rating:

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3.9

(based on 41 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves performance (18)
  • Holds gear well (4)
  • Comfortable (3)

Cons

  • Flimsy (9)

Best Uses

  • Practice (20)
  • Baseball (17)
  • Recreational (13)
  • Softball (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beginner (11), Casual/ recreational (11), Enthusiast (6), Competitive athlete (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (22), No (12)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Great value

This is a great little pitching machine. Obviously it's not the most durable and top of the line, it's plastic and battery powered after all.

but for 25 bucks, it's...Read complete review

This is a great little pitching machine. Obviously it's not the most durable and top of the line, it's plastic and battery powered after all.

but for 25 bucks, it's great. My son is 7 and is hitting "kid pitching" for the first time. I'ts difficult because kids are wild and at this age you need to figure out to swing or not. I like this machine because it's around the strike zone, but not always a strike. Perfect for my son and what we're trying to learn now.

It's simple and easy to use. Again, for 25 bucks you can't beat it, 5 stars. If i paid 100, it would get 1 star.

Just understand what you are buying here and you'll be pleased.

Haven't owned it long enough to know how it chews thru batteries yet.

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

HORRIBLE!!!

We purchased this product for our son last Christmas and it was a total waste of money. It pithes the ball all over the place. Our son would keep moving around to where it...Read complete review

We purchased this product for our son last Christmas and it was a total waste of money. It pithes the ball all over the place. Our son would keep moving around to where it pitched the ball last and it would be 2-3 feet off the next pitch - very discouraging. He ended up getting hit in the eye Christmas morning because of this. Fortunately, it does use plastic balls or he could have really been hurt. If you truly want this item, I'd mail you ours for free just to get it out of the garage!!!

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5.0

Frank Lyn can pitch and fast, accurate and persistent.

By Frank Lyn

from lynwood, CA

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • accurate
  • Holds Gear Well
  • Improves Performance

Cons

  • none really

Best Uses

  • Baseball
  • Practice
  • Recreational
  • Softball

Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

The Wall is the catcher, Frank Lyn the Pitcher, I am the Gopher in outfield and my 3 yr old is the Batter. Its kinda fast for him. Actually its pretty fast for him. Too fast. Being fast and him slow leaves a sizeable gap for improvement and for years to come. He loves it and wants to play everyday.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

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5.0

Great from off season practice

By Charles

from Roanoke, VA

About Me Enthusiast

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Holds Gear Well
  • Improves Performance

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Baseball
    • Practice

    Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

    I use the MLB pitching machine as practice when I'm not playing little league.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Excellent trainer and would purchase again!

    By Avery T-ball

    from 24592

    About Me Beginner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Improves Performance

    Cons

    • Flimsy

    Best Uses

      Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

      Assembled easy and was ready to go in just a few minutes. Pitches as described and an excellent training tool for beginner batters.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      I would buy another pitching machine just like this one.

      By MiMi

      from Mesquite, TX

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Baseball
        • Practice
        • Recreational

        Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

        I purchased this pitching machine for my grandson to practice his batting skills. He loves it!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        5.0

        Seems to work good. Will get a workout after snow gone!

        By grandma

        from Syracuse NY

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Baseball

            Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

            for young grandson

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            4.0

            Pitching machine

            By Tabatha

            from St Petersburg, FL

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Practice

              Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

              My only complaint is that I wish the ball were a little heavier they are really cheap. Other than that my son really likes it!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              5.0

              I would buy this product again

              By Twin mom

              from Jacksonville,NC

              About Me Beginner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Practice

                  Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

                  My twin boys play with this everyday. Easy to set up hours of fun.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  5.0

                  I would buy this for another child

                  By Nana

                  from Homer.La.

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Improves Performance

                  Cons

                  • You have to grab it by the base because if you g

                  Best Uses

                  • Softball

                  Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

                  Granddaughter plays coach pitch softball. It has helped with her hand-eye coordination. She loves it and uses it everyday the weather permits.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  5.0

                  Great machine for cheap!

                  By Friscokid

                  from San Mateo

                  About Me Beginner

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Softball

                      Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

                      Works great! Perfect for my 7 year old daughter!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great toy, my kid love it!

                      By MLB toddler

                      from Carolina, PR

                      About Me Beginner

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Improves Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Baseball
                        • Practice
                        • Recreational

                        Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

                        My boy loves to practice his baseball skills with this toy. It is easy to use for him and he is getting better every day.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

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