The crisp connection between bat and ball was one of the chief selling points for a Shirley company as it returned to spring training sites in Florida and Arizona to market its bats to major-league and minor-league baseball players.
By all accounts, Dove Tail Bats was having its share of success as one of approximately 35 bat makers certified by Major League Baseball.
“The bump was enormous because of what he did and also because of [fellow Mets’ All-Star] Jeff McNeil [who also swings Dove Tail Bats],” Lancisi said. “The guys in the Mets’ minor-league system look up to those guys and they were all over it.”
Ernie Clark is a veteran sportswriter who has worked with the Bangor Daily News for more than a decade. A four-time Maine Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters...
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