Category: Old Hickory

Trevor Story, shortstop of the Colorado Rockies, takes us on a deep dive into his locker for the 2018 season. He’s rocking his usual heat on feet, customized on NIKEiD, Rawlings leather, and an old friend in the Old Hickory ML1. Trevor’s insights on barrel feel, basketball, and best/worst Rockies […]

Today we present to you the findings of our 5th season tracking bat usage in the MLB All Star Game.  Since 2012 when WPW was founded, we’ve tracked the game’s bat usage as an unofficial barometer of the pro wood bat industry.  Correction: For the first time ever, Victus cracks the top […]

Long-time WPW fan Tommy Joseph has hit his way into the starting 1B role for the Phillies, supplanting Philly hero and one of this century’s most productive hitters, Ryan Howard.  Not an easy task for anybody.  Joseph tells WPW the tools he’s using for the job: The Old Hickory TJ162 is […]

Our most popular post now and for the last couple of seasons has been our “Top 3 Bat Brands Swung by MLB Stars” post.  We did that post in 2013, and its time for a much needed follow-up. A few words about the chart: Its not scientific. Our research is […]

By Brian Duryea Old Hickory makes an impressive line of wood bats. At least guys like Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig and Paul Goldschmidt would tell you so—and I don’t see anyone disagreeing with them. Their wood bats are good and will continue to be. Recently, Old Hickory released a BBCOR aluminum […]

Last year WPW made some noise after posting this article, disputing the truth of Louisville Slugger’s claim that they were the #1 bat at the 2013 All Star Game.  After researching it we concluded that Louisville was not, in fact, #1, but it was Marucci, swung by 12 players to Louisville’s […]