Baseball bat size is usually measured in inches for length and ounces for weight.
Length and weight of a baseball & softball bat
In the table below you will find some guidelines for club sizes divided by age. Body size also plays an important role. There are of course other subtleties, for example with a softball bat or the difference in weight between one Wooden Baseball Bat and one Aluminum Baseball Bat .
A well-made baseball bat can take a beating. Nevertheless, there are a few things to keep in mind.
Baseball bat care tips
Important! Always take good care of the racket in order to enjoy it longer.
- It is best to only ever use the baseball/softball bat yourself.
- If the club provides clubs, check the condition often.
- Sponsoring may be possible via team buyers. Just ask.
- At a Wooden Baseball Bat pay attention to the "label" with the logo and the inscription on the racket. He must always after above or show below. The label is determined by the grain during production and only then is it printed on. You should check the position before each stroke sequence, otherwise there is a risk of breakage.
- At a Aluminum Baseball Bat before each stroke, turn a little further. So that it is stressed all around and is not hit one-sidedly, again and again, on the same spot. In contrast to the wooden bat.
- Do not use at temperatures below 16 degrees. Do not expose the racquet to extreme temperatures such as those found in a car trunk or garage.
- Only high quality baseballs hit with it, preferably made of leather. Do not hit waterlogged baseballs with it.
- Also in the batting cage, pay attention to suitable pitching machine balls.
- Not the spikes of the Baseball shoes , especially metal, clean or tap with them.
- At the softball bat, do not use balls that are more than 400lbs. have compression.
- For aluminum baseball bats, check the end cap more often and replace if cracked or loose.