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Franklin MLB Pitching Machine

  • $39.99
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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:

by PowerReviews
Franklin SportsFranklin MLB Pitching Machine
 
3.4

(based on 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves performance (10)
  • Comfortable (3)

Cons

  • Flimsy (8)

Best Uses

  • Practice (12)
  • Baseball (11)
  • Recreational (9)
  • Softball (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (9), Beginner (6), Competitive athlete (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (13), No (9)

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!!!

Reviewed by 29 customers

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3.0

Its good for the price

By MJR

from Mequon WI

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • inexpensive
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Erratic Pitches
  • Only Uses The Balls That

Best Uses

  • Young Kids 4-7

Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

Its a good toy for the price. Since it uses batteries it takes a bit to spin up. The included balls are about all I found will work with it, anything heavier and it doesn't have enough power to throw the ball. The pitches are erratic so I guess it teaches you to never know whats coming next! My son still has alot of fun with it.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

Comment on this review

 
1.0

Junk!

By Mom of boys

from Appleton, WI

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • None

Cons

  • Flimsy
  • Inaccurateinconsistent
  • Offers No Improvement

Best Uses

  • Doorstop

Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

This machine couldn't pitch a ball anywhere we wanted it to! We tried placing it on a hard surface, adjusting the tilt and adjusting the distance to the batter. And it couldn't place the ball in the same proximity twice. It is junk, and I'd recommend something else. Waste of money. We immediately returned it.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

Comment on this review

 
3.0

Appears to fit desired needs

By J

from Oklahoma City

About Me Beginner

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Baseball
      • Practice
      • Recreational

      Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

      The product is a gift and has not been used as of this time. Will be put to use in about 7 days. It appears to meet the desired needs at a favorable cost.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Kids loved it

      By Sports dad

      from Sunset, Utah

      About Me Competitive Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Performance

      Cons

      • Flimsy

      Best Uses

      • Baseball
      • Practice
      • Recreational
      • Softball

      Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

      It's a good little machine to help kids improve their batting average. Wish it could pitch have your balls but for the price it's great. You have to spend the big bucks for a pitching machine like that :-)

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Loved it!

      By Grandma's love

      from Chant illy, VA

      About Me Beginner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

            Smile on grandson's face when he hit a ball.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Love it

            By Baseballmom

            from Texas

            About Me Beginner

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Performance
            • Similar To Real Machine

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Baseball
              • Catcging
              • Catching
              • Hitting

              Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

              Bought for my 6 yo who is starting baseball for the first time. I bought this towel on hand eye coordination for batting. We can actually also use it for catching. I didn't think he was ready for real baseballs coming at him so this is perfect.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Pitching machine

              By Jayces mom

              from Little hocking ohio

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Baseball

                  Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

                  Great product! No complaints

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  4.0

                  Homeruns Baby!!

                  By Major League Mama

                  from Las Vegas

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

                        My sons are 5 and 6. This is a great outdoor "toy" for them to use. It has also helped their hitting skills!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        Comment on this review

                         
                        4.0

                        Highly Recommend

                        By RockStar Collectables

                        from Minneapolis, MN

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Improves Performance

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Baseball
                          • Practice
                          • Recreational
                          • Softball

                          Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

                          My two small boys ages 3 & 4 love this machine. Hours of entertainment. I would by the extra baseballs right away. -- You will need them. Good quality for the price. Disappointed that this machine does not have a power supply adaptor available. Takes (4) D Batteries.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

                          Comment on this review

                           
                          3.0

                          Cool Toy

                          By DJ10

                          from VA

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable
                          • Holds Gear Well
                          • Improves Performance

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Practice

                            Comments about Franklin Sports Franklin MLB Pitching Machine:

                            Nice toy for 5 year kid bought for our friend kid he love it so perfect for the dad and son play day

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes

                            Comment on this review

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                            3.0 stars

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