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Louisville Slugger MLB Prime Birch Wood Baseball Bat: WBVB14-71CBE Adult

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Pros:  Very balanced bat, flex like ash but pop like maple. Swing a 34" and has better pop than my BBCOR. Gave it 5 stars all the way around, will find out about the durability, only had it for a week but have hit with it everyday in mid 40 to 50's temp and ball still jumps with no sting.

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Pros:  good overall feel tons of pop!!!

Cons:  nothing

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What is the spot on the black part of the bat for?

The spot you're referring to is the Pro Ink Dot Test. The ink dot is placed on the bat taper to measure the slope of the grain. The lower the degree of slope will result in higher performance and durability of the bat, and MLB requires that all Ink Dot Certified bats have a slope that is no greater than 3 degrees.

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Why choose Birch over Maple or Ash? Would this swing like a Marucci VW10?

The Louisville Slugger MLB Prime Birch Wood Baseball Bat (WBVB14-71CBE Adult) will feature a very hard wood being part of the Prime series. The Marucci VW10 will also feature a very hard bone rubbed wood. The durability will be great on both.

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Is there a big difference? I like the birch I13 but will it be a lot more heavy than this?

The Louisville Slugger MLB Prime Birch Wood Bat: WBVB14-71CBE Adult is more balanced than the I13 model. You will be able to tell a difference in the weight.

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Louisville Slugger, the most well-known and respected name in baseball, is entering its 130th year and keeps getting better on and off the field. Louisville Slugger® is the Official Bat of Major League Baseball® and the #1 name in baseball since the earliest days of the sport, straight through to today. Louisville Slugger is synonymous with America’s pastime. Originating in 1884, Louisville Slugger bats have graced the hands of the greatest players through history, including stars of today and more than 80% of the hitters in Cooperstown’s Baseball Hall of Fame. .... read more Batting Gloves Batting Gloves

Our batting gloves feature an adjustable wrist strap so they can be adjusted to fit nice and snug on your hand for a comfortable fit. Our batting gloves are made from Cabretta Sheepskin leather for optimal flexibility and comfort. The mesh backing around the knuckles allows you to move and flex your fingers freely without adding stress to the leather. This not only allows for a better grip on the bat, but it also makes the gloves more durable as it eliminates much of the stress on the leather that can cause tears. The mesh is also vented to allow moisture and heat to be directed away from the fingers, never compromising your grip on the bat! Free Shipping!

  • Made from Cabretta Sheepskin Leather
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Description for Louisville Slugger MLB Prime Birch Wood Baseball Bat: WBVB14-71CBE Adult
For over 125 years, Louisville Slugger wood bats have been in the hands of some of the game's biggest stars. Now, Louisville Slugger wants to bring players all over the country the same bats that they put in the hands of MLB all-stars. The MLB Prime Signature Series bats are turned to each player's exact specifications using the highest grade wood available. This bat is Brandon Phillips' game day bat and features Veneer Birch wood with a C271 turning model. These bats are made to be as hard as possible, with quality that can't be exceeded. That is partially due to their Amish Craftsmanship, that takes from the techniques used by Amish woodworkers including cutting from square billets and hand sawing, followed by being placed in advanced vacuum drying chambers. The bats are then subjected to Louisville Slugger's 360 Degree Compression that guarantees 360 degrees or hardness with absolutely no soft spots. This creates a harder, more durable bat and makes bone rubbing a thing of the past. If you want to get the most out of your game this season, swing what the pros swing. Louisville Slugger: Official Bat of Major League Baseball! Free Shipping!
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I ordered a bat with 2nd day shipping. I realized that I had selected the incorrect weight for the bat. I called, the customer service person I spoke with was courteous, responsive and was able to make the change to my order even though it had already been pulled and was ready to ship. She even was good enough to joke with me as I was pretty stressed. The order arrived on time and I wasn't overcharged and a new confirmation arrived immediately via email.

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Price:$100 - $199.99
Sub Type:Baseball
Vendor:Louisville Slugger
Wood Type:Birch