Bamboo bats hit the baseball scene in early 2000 placing strips of bamboo wood together and forming billets to make bamboo bats. After the billets are made the bat is formed. Bamboo shoots are hollow, so they cannot be made with just one piece of wood. Bamboo is a very strong and durable wood, it is a fast growing wood and is very cost effective. It only takes five years to grow to its usable maturity whereas ash and maple, they take much, much longer. Bamboo is thought off as the greener choice. Bamboo bats are quickly becoming more and more popular as the need for stronger, lighter wood bats are becoming a trend specifically in youth leagues. Check out the bamboo bats at JustBats.com and remember from click to hit.