The Louisville Slugger Select models are created with Series 7 wood. This wood is cut from the top 15% of wood that is harvested by Louisville Slugger and passes their quality standard testing. All Select models will come bone rubbed to compress the grains for maximum hardness. Additionally, the cupped end on the Select models guarantees a dense piece of wood while improving the balance for ultimate control. This 2017 Select model features a mixed turning model meaning that your bat could be from a variety of professional turning models. These bats will be very structurally sound, in excellent playable condition, and will not be blemished in any way. The 2017 Louisville Slugger Select Mixed Series 7 Birch Wood Baseball Bat: WTLW7BMIXA16 Adult comes with a Hornsby high-gloss barrel and a matte black handle for a clean, cool look. Louisville Slugger: It's In Your Hands! Get your Series 7 Select Mixed Birch Wood Baseball Bat today with fast, free shipping!