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 Bats for 2017

 

 

Click Here: Bat Information from Little League Baseball Website

 

Baseball Bat Information

Little League® International has assembled an online resource page dedicated to baseball bat information, that includes the latest bat information, current Little League Baseball rules and regulations governing bats, definition of terms, the moratorium on the use of composite bats, and a series of frequently asked questions, with answers and licensed bat lists.

Please note that as of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard will be implemented. Little League-approved baseball bats that are approved for use for the 2017 season will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity starting on January 1, 2018.

This page was last updated on April 27, 2017.

2017 Baseball Bat Standard: What You Need to Know-
Information provided below is applicable to the 2017 season only. As of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard will be implemented, and Little League-approved baseball bats will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity. More information on the USA Baseball Bat Standard can be found below.

 

New Baseball Bat Standard

All national members of USA Baseball, including Little League®, have adopted this new standard.
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Bat Definitions

Learn about the defintion of terms regarding bats.
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General Bat Overview

A moratorium on the use of baseball bats with composite materials in the barrel was enacted by Little League.
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Baseball Bat Types

Metal, composite, wood, and hybrid. Learn about the different meanings and types of baseball bats.
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Bat Rules

Learn about the baseball and softball bat rules.
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Bat FAQ's

Have a question about bats? We have the answer. Read some of the most frequently asked bat questions.
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2017 Season Bat Lists

 Full Printable List of 2 1/4 Baseball Bats
For quick reference on the field, with composites included (printable PDF format).


 Visual List - 2 1/4, Baseball
List of licensed, approved composite-barrel baseball bats for Majors and below.


 Mobile List
Licensed 2 1/4 baseball bats, for convenient and scalable display on smart phones, tablets and other internet-enabled portable digital devices.


 Decertified Bats
Failed NCAA BBCOR Testing and Failed Performance Compliance Testing (2 ¼ inch barrel bats only).

 

 Bats for 2017

 

Minors & Majors Intermediate (50/70) & Juniors
Maximum length of bat:  33 Maximum length of bat:  34
Maximum diameter of bat:  2 ¼ Maximum diameter of bat:  2
Non-wood bats BPF 1.15 marking for 2 ¼ barrel maximum Non-wood bats 2 ¼ barrel must meet the BPF 1.15
Composite barrel bats approved. Click Here Composite barrel bats shall meet and be labeled (BBCOR)
Solid wooded barrel bats do not require a BPF label Solid wooded barrel bats do not require a BPF label

 

Regular Season

Rule & Penalty

All Star Tournament

Rule with Penalty

 

Rule 6.06 (d) (pg. 95)

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Tournament Rules 3 b. (pg. 131)

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Penalty a lot more severe

 

 

Last modified: 04/02/18
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