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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.
Manufacturer #: 6696S3
Product Weight:3.2 pounds
Product Dimensions (in inches):12.2 x 10.1 x 9.3
Average Customer Rating:
(based on 20 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Most Helpful Positive 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...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.
Most Helpful Critical 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...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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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
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Exactly What He Wanted!!
By Busy Betty
from Rockland MA
This pitching machine was the ideal gift for my nephew's birthday. He is an avid sports fan with fantastic hand-eye coordination, and this machine will only help him to get better. And he can use it himself without waiting until an adult can play with him. It was the perfect solution.
from Waymart, PA
We bought this as a birthday gift. It was a big hit, well liked by the child and his parents!
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
fun fun fun
By rza tytys mom
from bronx ny
I used the machine at the baseball field across the street . I cant wait till my 5 year old gets to use it but hes not behaving soo hell have to wait.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from farmingdale NJ
About Me Enthusiast
Not the best
By Mom of 3
We bought this for our 7 year old daughters birthday and used it over the weekend. The pitches go everywhere except over home plate. She had a very hard time hitting them because of this. After only using it two times the batteries started to die already. Would be nice if you were able to plug it in too. I don't see us using it very often because I am not buying four D batteries every week.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
from Concord, NH
About Me Beginner
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Fun for the whole family, My 35 yr old son was as excited as his 6 yr old son. Easy to use
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Uses battery power to fast
By Doggies Mom
from Columbus, GA
Bought it to use for my dogs to catch balls. Whenbatteries are fresh it throws them a good distance. However the batteries do not last very long. The dogs do enjoy chasing the balls and it is a good way for them to get exercise without overextending your arm.
We like it
By ny mom and aunt
Provides various heights of pitches; fun practice
Great for practice!
By Mama of boys
from Scottsdale, AZ
What a great way to help my kids practice swinging! It changes heights each pitch so it really makes you focus on the ball. And love whiffle balls! They can play anywhere without me worring about broken windows or dented cars.
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