Wood Bat Guide

  • What Is The Difference Between Ash and Maple Bats?

    Posted on: March 20, 2017

    The main difference between ash and maple bats is the density and strength. Maple is the strongest and most dense without much give, while ash wood is less dense and flexes more. Read on to discover how these differences could affect your performanc...

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  • What Causes A Wooden Baseball Bat to Break

    Posted on: September 28, 2015

    You take a mighty cut, and you end up with only a handle in your batting gloves. It’s hard to hit with authority when your bat breaks. So, how can you avoid splintering your wood bat? Here’s a brief rundown of what causes bats to break and how to...

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  • How to Shape the Best Wood Bats

    Posted on: March 30, 2015

    The wooden baseball bat is one of the most iconic objects in the world of sports. It is, and has been, the slugging tool of choice for legendary professional batters throughout the history of baseball. The appearance of the baseball bat is as simple...

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  • Baseball Bat Sizing - A Q&A with Tony Wolters

    Posted on: November 18, 2013

    Coming off the successful transition to the catcher’s position, while still putting up solid at-the-plate numbers, Tony (playing in the minors for the Mudcats in Zebulon, North Carolina) felt it was a good time to talk about wood bats, how to choo...

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  • 4 Ways A Wood Bat Can Improve Your Softball Game

    Posted on: October 29, 2013

    Wood bats and softball may seem like an unnatural fit, but the truth is that wood bats can improve any softball player’s game. Aluminum bat technology has advanced to a point where almost any player can look like a softball hero as long as they pu...

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  • The 3 Most Popular Pro-Series Wood Bats for Baseball

    Posted on: October 27, 2009

    Charles Trudeau, our founder, explains the difference between our 3 most popular wood bats for baseball. The BB71, R141 and the V243. The BB71 is perfect if you're just starting to swing a full-sized wood bat, coming up from our DR100 youth bat, or ...

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  • How to Choose the Wood Baseball Bat that Fits Your Hitting Style

    Posted on: July 28, 2009

    What kind of hitter do you want to be? You can take a big step toward that goal by starting with the right piece of lumber in your hands. Whether you want to be someone who drives the ball into the power allies, a contact junkie knocking it all aroun...

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