How to Grip a Baseball Bat. Don’t align your knuckles.

Baseball Hitting Grip

What is the best way to grip a baseball bat?  Align your knuckles?  Don’t align your knuckles?

Which grip gives you the best chance of hitting the baseball?

This article attempts to answer the best way to grip the bat.


The knocking knuckles grip is the universal way to hold a baseball or softball bat, but it is preventing hitters from hitting the baseball with consistency and more power. This grip is performed by lining up the small knocking knuckles while gripping the bat. No one knows the original creators of this technique, but it was well marketed at some point and became the standard way to grip the bat.

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