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A blog for coaches and players as well as indoor sports facility owners and managers.

Facility Feature Friday: CC Sabathia

2007 American League Cy Young winner and 2009 World Series champion CC Sabathia installed a retractable batting cage with On Deck Sports. Check it out!

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July 11, 2024

Which On Deck Sports Pitching Aid Is Right For You?

On Deck Sports offers a wide variety of pitching practice aids. Read more to find out which one is right for you!

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July 7, 2024

Facility Feature Friday: Police Athletic League of NYC

Check out this awesome facility at the Police Athletic League of New York City!

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July 5, 2024

The History Of On Deck Sports

On Deck Sports has been going strong in the sporting goods business since 2001. Read more to learn about our company history!

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June 30, 2024

Facility Feature Friday: Journey Christian Fellowship

Journey Christian Fellowship installed a retractable batting cage with On Deck Sports! Check out their 2-in-1 facility here!

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June 27, 2024

Which ProMounds Portable Pitching Mound Is Right For You?

ProMounds from On Deck Sports offers a wide range of portable pitching mounds for all ages! See which one is right for you!

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June 23, 2024

Facility Feature Friday: Billy Butler

Billy Butler, a former MLB 1B/DH who was a 2012 All-Star and 2014 AL champion with the Kansas City Royals, installed a retractable batting cage at his personal facility! Check it out!

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June 20, 2024

FanGraphs Highlighted On Deck Sports In A Recent Article!

On Deck Sports and one of our premier products, the DH Pro, was recently featured in a FanGraphs article! Check it out!

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June 16, 2024

Introducing PITCH - Baseball's Version of HORSE

Fun for all ages, PITCH can be a friendly game to play with your friends while also improving your game! Here is how to play!

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June 12, 2024

On Deck Sports Announces New Website & Brand Logo!

A message from Greg Baldwin, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at On Deck Sports, about our changes to our new logo and updated website!

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June 11, 2024

Facility Feature Friday: Trois-Rivieres Training

Trois-Rivieres Training in St. Cloud, Minnesota worked with On Deck Sports to build a new two-lane batting cage at their facility! For more information on full Indoor Sports Facility Design packages, check out the On Deck Sports website!

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June 7, 2024

Cycle Series Bases - Which Base Is Right For You?

On Deck Sports is introducing our new line of bases. Whether you are a youth, high school, college, or professional team. On Deck Sports has a base solution for you. The Cycle Series Bases offer five different styles of bases in the collection. The collection features anchored bases and breakaw...

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August 31, 2023

Facility Feature: The Playground

The Playground worked with On Deck Sports (ODS) to create an indoor facility designed specifically for softball. ODS helped turn The Playground's vision into a reality. Owners, Emmie and Emmersen Uttis had aspirations of creating a softball facility for years before contacting ODS. They chose O...

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July 5, 2023

Indoor Shell Net Batting Cages - The Most Versatile Cage Available

Indoor Batting Cage Solutions for Indoor FacilitiesOn Deck Sports is the industry leader in indoor batting cage design and installation. Our top option for an indoor batting cage is a fixed shell net system. This is our most popular option for indoor facilities and can be customized by our faci...

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May 23, 2023

Industry Leader Hank Aldrich Partners with On Deck Sports

Hank Aldrich, who graduated from Princeton in 1953 with a degree in engineering, established an indoor tennis business in 1968 following 15 years of experience with Boeing. With a passion for tennis and construction, he began building and repairing indoor tennis facilities. After Hank found succ...

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September 30, 2022

Facility Feature: Aldie Senators

The Aldie Senators worked with On Deck Sports (ODS) to turn their indoor batting cage vision into a reality!Jeff Ratliff had plans to build a new 18,000 square foot building. Approximately 11,000 square feet of that building would house a new training space for pitching, hitting and field for t...

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July 15, 2022

Facility Feature: Aura Athletics

With a wide-open empty building, Edward Shen turned to On Deck Sports to help design and outfit his new facility. At first discussion, the original plan was only to get turf from On Deck based on timing of the project. After discussing the project with his facility representative, Greg Bitsimis...

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July 14, 2022

DIY Residential Batting Cages

Andy Moyle wanted to have a private facility for his kids, friends, and teammates that wanted to train for baseball/softball. He also wanted an area to strength train as well as practice various other sports. With this in mind, he decided to come to On Deck Sports to get started on designing a ...

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July 12, 2022

Kirkbrae Country Club Case Study

Kirkbrae Country Club | Lincoln, RI Located in Lincoln, Rhode Island, Kirkbrae Country Club (KCC) is a par 71 championship golf course and one of the premier clubs in southern New England. The club offers its member all the amenities that you would expect from a top tier club, including: an 18-h...

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April 7, 2022

A Year in Review: On Deck Sports 2021 Facility Projects

Since 2001, On Deck Sports has been designing and outfitting indoor sports facilities all across the country, and this year was no different! As we head into 2022, we’re taking a look back on some of the great projects we’ve been a part of in the year 2021. Aura Athletics (IL) – 7,300 sq.ft. | ...

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December 16, 2021