News http://junkball.com/index.php/news Fri, 07 Oct 2011 09:00:00 -0400 http://www.vilocity.com en SI for Kids Gotta Get It Guide http://junkball.com/index.php/news/si-gotta-get-it Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/si-gotta-get-it Check out the Sky Slasherz appearance in Sports Illustrated for Kids November 2009 issue! GO>> Little Kids Inc. Check out the Sky Slasherz appearance in Sports Illustrated for Kids November 2009 issue! GO>>

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Toys for the Holidays http://junkball.com/index.php/news/holiday-toys Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/holiday-toys Providence, RI - Holiday, 2009 - Just in time for the 2009 football season, Junk Ball Sports, introduces "Knockers" a new tailgating game. Sure to be a hit at tailgating parties, on college campuses and at backyard BBQ's, Knockers requires quickness and skill as players throw a flying disc aimed at knocking off the "knocker" while the opposing team tries to catch the Knocker or the flying disc. Knockers can be played with 2 or more people, individually or in teams. Completely portable... Little Kids Inc. Providence, RI - Holiday, 2009 - Just in time for the 2009 football season, Junk Ball Sports, introduces "Knockers" a new tailgating game. Sure to be a hit at tailgating parties, on college campuses and at backyard BBQ's, Knockers requires quickness and skill as players throw a flying disc aimed at knocking off the "knocker" while the opposing team tries to catch the Knocker or the flying disc.

Knockers can be played with 2 or more people, individually or in teams. Completely portable and easy to assemble, each set includes two stands that are placed 20 feet apart with a barrel shaped "knocker" on top of each stand. Points are scored when teams knock the "knocker" off the stand by throwing the flying disc at it. and/or if the defense is unable to catch the flying disc.

 

"Knockers" packs up easily in a nylon carry case. Instructions for scoring and game play are included. Knockers will be available online.

SRP: $39.99

Available at retail immediately.

Recommended ages: 8 and up.

 

Junk Ball® Backyard Sports brand was established by Little Kids, Inc. in 2005 to create and market outdoor sports toys and games that feature a new and exciting twist on play. Junk Ball's Backyard Baseball Junk Ball enables anyone to throw all kinds of "junk" pitches including curves, fastballs, sinkers, risers, sliders, even knuckle balls. It is a radically re-designed official sized plastic baseball and bat that features Dial Your Pitch technology along with dynamic "scuff marks." With the turn of the Dial Your Pitch ring, players adjust the airflow, thereby changing the way the ball moves towards the batter. The Junk Ball line also includes Junk Ball Home Run Challenge, Junk Ball Ghost Runner Baseball Electronic Homeplate, Junk Ball Strike Zone, and new for 2009, Sky Slasherz.

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Kids Safely Play Sports Indoors with New Junk Ball "HALL STARS" http://junkball.com/index.php/news/hall-stars Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/hall-stars Seekonk, MA – February 10, 2010 -- Just because it is cold, rainy and dark outside, or you live in an apartment or urban area and do not have a backyard…it doesn't mean that you can't play your favorite sports indoors.  Introducing Junk Ball's new line of indoor sports designed for safe indoor play.   The sets are sized and scaled for indoor play spaces such as bedrooms, hallways and playrooms.   The equipment to play each sport is soft and safe, while... Little Kids Inc. Seekonk, MA – February 10, 2010 -- Just because it is cold, rainy and dark outside, or you live in an apartment or urban area and do not have a backyard…it doesn't mean that you can't play your favorite sports indoors. 

Introducing Junk Ball's new line of indoor sports designed for safe indoor play.   The sets are sized and scaled for indoor play spaces such as bedrooms, hallways and playrooms.   The equipment to play each sport is soft and safe, while the rules are bent to enable hours of indoor active play.  

Hall Star's puts a new twist on indoor sports including golf, tennis, volleyball, badminton, baseball and hockey.   Each of the three introductory sets is simple to set up and store.

Simply put:  Halls Stars makes it possible to safely enjoy typical outdoor sports indoors.  Now every child can become a "Hall Star."

 

The Hall Star Indoor 2 in 1 Hockey and Baseball Machine allows you to test your goaltending reflexes and your home run power.  Here’s how it works…

 

Hockey: Player loads the Hockey Machine with the 5 foam balls then grabs the goalie stick with the foam blade and gets into position to play goal.  Opponent turns on machine choosing between expert (fast shots) and rookie (easier shots).  The 5 foam balls shoot one at a time at the goalie while he tries to make as many saves as possible.  For additional game play, opponent can rotate the base on the machine back and forth to aim where the machine is shooting. 

Baseball: Connector tube is attached to the machine and base and machine is loaded with the 5 foam balls.  Player grabs the bat (with the foam sweet spot) and gets in position to bat.  Opponent turns the machine on and chooses between expert (fast pitches) and rookie (slow pitches).  The 5 foam balls will pitch one at a time at the batter while he tries to hit as many home runs as possible. 

Set includes: Battery operated pitching and slap shot machine (4 AA batteries not included), Hockey Stick with foam blade, Baseball Bat with foam sweet spot, 5 Foam Balls
SRP:  $29.99, Recommended ages: 6 and up

 

Junk Ball Hall Stars Indoor 2 in 1 Hockey & Baseball

 

Hall Stars Indoor Disc Golf allows any PGA prospect to combine their love for golf and disc shooters in a game play safe for indoors! Set up "golf holes" around the house and shoot the discs off walls around furniture and down hall-ways until the disc goes in the hole!

A player creates their own golf course by placing the two holes around the house.  Game play becomes more challenging when the "hole" is moved up or down, left or right (move tube in all directions).   Player grabs the motorized golf club, loads the club with foam discs.  The club has two modes, Driver mode for long distance shots, and Putter modes to use when getting close to the target. Player picks the mode, aims the club at the target and presses the trigger to see how many shots it takes you to get the disc in the hole.  After the disc goes in, player moves the hole to another spot in the house.  Play by yourself or against friends! 

The Disc Golf set includes: Battery operated motorized golf club (Requires 2 AA batteries not included), 2 adjustable golf holes, 8 foam discs, disc shooter, and golf holes.

Hall Stars Indoor Disc Golf SRP:  $24.99 Recommended ages:  6 and up.

 

Junk Ball Hall Stars Indoor Disc Golf

 

Hall Stars Indoor 3-1 Net Sports:
This indoor favorite combines the three most popular outdoor net sports:  Tennis, Volleyball and Badminton.  Sports partners are challenged to rally using the two tennis racquets or to a volley playing with the inflatable volleyball.  All net sport games are scaled down in size to all for “knee sports” play. 

For Tennis and Badminton:
  The net is placed in low position.  Players grab racquets and jump to their knees.  Players aim to hit the ball (or the “birdie”) over the net without it hitting the ground or game play could be the first one to let the ball hit the ground loses. 


For Volleyball:  Raise the net, grab the inflatable volleyball and have an intense game.  Play one on one or in teams.


Hall Stars Indoor 3-1 Net Sports set includes:  4’ adjustable height net, 2 Racquets, Foam Tennis Ball, Inflatable Volleyball, Foam Birdie,


Hall Stars Indoor 3-1 Net Sports SRP:  $24.99, Recommended ages:  6 and up

 

Junk Ball Hall Stars Indoor 3 in 1 Net Sports

 

    In 2005, LKI Toys launched the award-winning and popular brand of backyard sports toys, Junk Ball®.  The original Junk Ball baseball takes traditional backyard baseball to a new level with its aerodynamic design that makes it easy to learn how to throw all kinds of “junk” pitches including curves, fastballs, sinkers, risers, sliders, even knuckle balls.  The Junk Ball brand has grown to include a complete line of backyard and indoor sports toys including: Junk Ball Baseball Bat and Ball set, Junk Ball Home Run Challenge, Junk Ball Knockers tailgating game, and Junk Ball Sky Slasherz. In 2010, Junk Ball launched a line of backyard baseball products featuring Major League Players Association and Minor League Baseball team licenses.   Junk Ball most recently launched Hall Star Sports, a new line of safe indoor sports toys, designed to bring outdoor play indoors.  For more information visit www.junkball.com.  

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BabyBix Blog Reviews Junk Ball http://junkball.com/index.php/news/babybix Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/babybix BabyBix Blog reviews the Junk Ball MLBPA Bat & Ball Set. Click here to read the full review!   Little Kids Inc. BabyBix Blog reviews the Junk Ball MLBPA Bat & Ball Set. Click here to read the full review!

 

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Dad of Divas Reviews Knockers http://junkball.com/index.php/news/dadofdivas Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/dadofdivas Dad of Divas reviews our tailgating game, Knockers, just in time for football season! Click here to read the full review.   Little Kids Inc. Dad of Divas reviews our tailgating game, Knockers, just in time for football season! Click here to read the full review.

 

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Mommies Angels Reviews MLBPA Set http://junkball.com/index.php/news/angels Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/angels   Mommies Angels blog reviews the MLBPA Bat & Ball Set. Click here to read the full review!   Little Kids Inc.  

Mommies Angels blog reviews the MLBPA Bat & Ball Set. Click here to read the full review!

 

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Next Kid Thing: "Junk Ball Features MLB Players" http://junkball.com/index.php/news/nextkidthing Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/nextkidthing   Next Kid Thing reviews the MLBPA Bat and Ball Set. Click here to read the full review!   Photo Credit: Next Kid Thing Little Kids Inc.  

Next Kid Thing reviews the MLBPA Bat and Ball Set. Click here to read the full review!

 

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New Age Mama: Summer Birthday Bash Review http://junkball.com/index.php/news/newagemama Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/newagemama   New Age Mama reviews the MLBPA Bat & Ball Set as part of her Summer Birthday Bash! Click here to read the full review.   Little Kids Inc.  

New Age Mama reviews the MLBPA Bat & Ball Set as part of her Summer Birthday Bash! Click here to read the full review.

 

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Cool Baby Kid Reviews Junk Ball http://junkball.com/index.php/news/coolbabykid Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/coolbabykid   Cool Baby Kid took Junk Ball on a camping trip & had a great time! Click here to read the full review.   Little Kids Inc.  

Cool Baby Kid took Junk Ball on a camping trip & had a great time! Click here to read the full review.

 

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My Four Monkeys Reviews Junk Ball http://junkball.com/index.php/news/4monkeys Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/4monkeys   My Four Monkeys calls Junk Ball a "high quality bat & ball set." Click here to read the full review!   Little Kids Inc.  

My Four Monkeys calls Junk Ball a "high quality bat & ball set." Click here to read the full review!

 

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About.com: Top Outdoor Toys for Summer http://junkball.com/index.php/news/aboutcom Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/aboutcom   About.com featured Sky Slasherz in their Top Outdoor Toys for Active Summer Play! Click here to read the full article.   Little Kids Inc.  

About.com featured Sky Slasherz in their Top Outdoor Toys for Active Summer Play! Click here to read the full article.

 

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Nickelodeon Parents Connect: Top Sports Toy http://junkball.com/index.php/news/parents-connect Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/parents-connect Nickelodeon Parents Connect names Junk Ball as one of the Top Sports Toys for the Parents' Pick Gift Guides! Click here to view the list. Little Kids Inc. Nickelodeon Parents Connect names Junk Ball as one of the Top Sports Toys for the Parents' Pick Gift Guides! Click here to view the list.

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Washington Post: KidsPost Holiday Toy Test 2010 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/kidspost Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/kidspost Hall Stars was featured as part of the Washington Post KidsPost Holiday Toy Test 2010! Click here to see what the kid toy testers thought about the toys. Little Kids Inc. Hall Stars was featured as part of the Washington Post KidsPost Holiday Toy Test 2010! Click here to see what the kid toy testers thought about the toys.

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Hall Stars Featured on CBS Early Show http://junkball.com/index.php/news/cbs-early-show Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/cbs-early-show Hall Stars Indoor 2 in 1 Hockey & Baseball was featured on the CBS Early Show on Black Friday 2010 with Time to Play toy expert, Shannon Eis!   Click here to watch the video via the CBS YouTube page.   Click here to read the full online article.   Little Kids Inc. Hall Stars Indoor 2 in 1 Hockey & Baseball was featured on the CBS Early Show on Black Friday 2010 with Time to Play toy expert, Shannon Eis!

 

Click here to watch the video via the CBS YouTube page.

 

Click here to read the full online article.

 

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2011 Brings Hot, New Product & Colors to Junk Ball® Line http://junkball.com/index.php/news/junk-ball-press-release-2011 Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/junk-ball-press-release-2011 Seekonk, MA -- February 13, 2011 -- Junk Ball® Baseball announces the addition of seven new bat and ball color combinations to their existing line. Junk Ball has also incorporated its signature screaming ball into its new graphic line look.   Junk Ball is the official sized plastic baseball with scuff marks and a twistable ring around the ball. Backyard baseball fans play like the pros by throwing their favorite pitch. Just turn the ring, aim the scuff marks and throw!... Little Kids Inc. Seekonk, MA -- February 13, 2011 -- Junk Ball® Baseball announces the addition of seven new bat and ball color combinations to their existing line. Junk Ball has also incorporated its signature screaming ball into its new graphic line look.

 

Junk Ball is the official sized plastic baseball with scuff marks and a twistable ring around the ball. Backyard baseball fans play like the pros by throwing their favorite pitch. Just turn the ring, aim the scuff marks and throw! Junk Ball Baseball allows anyone to throw curves, sliders, fastballs, even knuckleballs. Each Junk Ball Baseball 2-Pack (MSRP $3.99) comes with the original Junk Ball white ball and red ring, and one of the three new Junk Ball color combinations.

2-Pack Baseballs

The official 32" Junk Ball bat comes with a "sweet spot" that gives you extra power at the plate. New, for this upcoming baseball season are the Junk Ball Classic Bat and Ball Set (MSRP $7.99), which includes 3 classic color combinations, Junk Ball Neon Bat and Ball Set (MSRP $7.99), which includes 3 hot, neon color combinations, and the Glow in the Dark Junk Ball Bat and Ball Set (MSRP $8.99).

   Classic BatsNeon Bats      Glow Bat

 

Junk Ball baseball fans now have an easy to set up, portable Junk Ball Strike Zone (MSRP $10.99). The Strike Zone's wire frame makes it easy to "pop" open and set up immediately out of the box. It's also easy to fold up and put in your backpack when your game changes locations.

Strike Zone

The Junk Ball Ballpark in a Box (MSRP $19.99) includes everything that you need to create a backyard ballpark! The Junk Ball Strike Zone, Junk Ball Baseball, 3 bases and 1 home plate make this set complete for a quick pick up game!

Ballpark

Junk Ball is recommended for ages 5 and up.

 

 

About Junk Ball

In 2005, LKI Toys launched the award-winning and popular brand of backyard sports toys, Junk Ball®. The original Junk Ball baseball takes traditional backyard baseball to a new level with its aerodynamic design that makes it easy to learn how to throw all kinds of "junk" pitches including curves, fastballs, sinkers, risers, even knuckleballs. The Junk Ball brand has grown to include a complete line of backyard and indoor sports toys including: Junk Ball Baseball Bat & Ball Set, Junk Ball Strike Zone and Junk Ball Ballpark in a Box. In 2010, Junk Ball launched a line of backyard baseball products featuring Major League Players Association and Minor League Baseball team licenses. Junk Ball most recently launched Hall Stars Sports, a new line of safe indoor sports toys, designed to bring outdoor play indoors. For more information, visit us at www.junkball.com.

 

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Junk Ball Featured on ABC The View http://junkball.com/index.php/news/junk-ball-featured-on-abc-the-view Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:10:44 -0400 http://junkball.com/index.php/news/junk-ball-featured-on-abc-the-view   Junk Ball Glow-in-the-Dark Bat & Ball Set  and Junk Ball Ballpark in a Box  were featured on The View's Summer Toy Segment with toy/parenting expert, Elizabeth Werner, on Friday, May 13, 2011!   Click Here  to read the full online article.         Junk Ball Glow-in-the-Dark Bat & Ball Set   Don't let dusk end your backyard ball game - Junk Ball Bat & Ball Set now... Little Kids Inc.  

Junk Ball Glow-in-the-Dark Bat & Ball Set and Junk Ball Ballpark in a Box were featured on The View's Summer Toy Segment with toy/parenting expert, Elizabeth Werner, on Friday, May 13, 2011!

 

Click Here to read the full online article.

 

 

 

 

Junk Ball Glow-in-the-Dark Bat & Ball Set 

Don't let dusk end your backyard ball game - Junk Ball Bat & Ball Set now Glows in the Dark!

Play Like the Pros! Junk Ball's 32" plastic bat with textured grip and exclusive "sweet spot" along the barrel give you super home run power.  The Junk Ball baseball's exclusive "Dial Your Pitch" feature allows anyone to throw fast balls, curve balls, sliders, even knuckleballs - just turn the dial to adjust the airflow through the ball and aim the dynamic scuff marks.

Backyard baseball will never be the same!

 

Junk Ball Ballpark in a Box

Create a ballpark in your own backyard! This special 6-piece set comes with everything you need to set up your own Junk Ball field - 1 Pop-Up Strike Zone, 1 Junk Ball baseball, 3 bases, and 1 home plate.

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