Pros: Crazy pop hot out of wrapper crazy sound ball jumps of this bat Easton got it right
2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10
12u player that has never swung an Easton and loves this bat
great pop when its not broken
Pros: Crazy pop hot out of wrapper crazy sound ball jumps of this bat Easton got it right
Pros: I got to demo this bat as one of my friends dad works for easton, and after using LXT's and Xeno's, I cannot wait to get one of these for myself. the jump off the barrel is super-fast.
Cons: I guess we don't know yet, but I cannot imagine there are many.
Pros: the feel is incredible. no sting. feels like you hit the sweet slot every time.
Cons: nothing so far. maybe pricey.
Pros: My daughter was lucky enough to be 1 of few to have this bat before it came out .She has always been a strong hitter but with this bat she hits farther and the ball comes off the bat with such a sound and pop that the infield better be paying attention.she actually hit it so hard a short stops glove came off her hand and landed behind her.love the bat .my daughter has 2 DeMarini 's she now uses as back up bats.swinging the Ghost is smooth and with little effort the ball is gone.she is batting over .600 going into states
Cons: Perfect bat
Pros: This bat performs great off a tee, but in the game i am not getting nearly as much distance as my LXT. I guess this will be my cage bat from now on since you can't use it in most tournaments anyway since it's not approved for USSSA play!
Cons: Not approved for USSSA. Not a lot of pop when not hitting on a tee.
Pros: Great pop and feel. Easton really takes care of their customer with warranty issues.
Cons: Durability first bat lasted 3 games before outer barrel cracked. Second bat lasted 4 games. Waiting on third bat to arrive. Huge Easton fan, dissapionted in durability of the Ghost.
Pros: ball JUMPS off this bat.
Cons: cracked after 2 1/2 weeks. only got about 11 games (25-30 at bats) with it.
Cons: Everything. The bat broke in two weeks. It isn't approved for most tournaments. The sound is gut wrenching...this bat is a marketing ploy. Stick with what works.
Pros: Tons of pop, feels like it is one giant sweet spot. Absolutely no vibration.
Cons: non so far
Pros: good pop
Cons: 3 girls on my team have the same bat and all 3 have crack
Pros: My daughter loves this bat! It has an explosive pop and she hit deep right field her first at bat for 12u fall ball.
Cons: none so far
Pros: 12u player that has never swung an Easton and loves this bat.Glad we went to the Easton demo night.Great pop out of the wrapper, loves the feel of the hit and the grip.
Cons: wishes original grip tape was a bit longer
Pros: great pop when its not broken
Cons: My daughter has broken this bat 3 times in the last 3 months, not very durable. Breaks right at the bottom of the barrel each time, cracks like fiberglass. You will need a backup bat for sure.
Pros: Hot, very hot. Incredible sound
Cons: They're cracking. I know of three that have cracked already.
Pros: great bat, good pop
Cons: doesn't last long. My friend had to keep sending hers back. After a few uses it cracked
Pros: It feels like you hit the sweet spot every time you hit! This bat has amazing pop and i would recommend it to anyone that wants to take there playing to the next level.
Pros: great pop and balanced swing
Cons: thin, short grip tape cracked after 6 weeks
Pros: The Graphics are great
Cons: The cheap grip, you couldn't sell this grip in stores, thin, nothing like Lizard skins, they put no thought into one of the most important parts.
Pros: Great pop and feel
Cons: Team has broken 5 of them within a month of purchasing them. Zero durability. Can't use in USSSA events.
Pros: The bat feels good. That's about it.
Cons: We tested the Ghost -10 against Slugger LXT and Xeno and also against DeMarini CFX and the results weren't even close. We tested on a hittrax machine and the ghost was consistently slower on exit velocity. Girls like the sound and the soft feel but they aren't going to be hitting the ball as well if they use the Ghost. Even the Rawlings Quattro had higher exit velocity. Go to any store that test exit speed and you can see it for yourself.
Pros: She likes the pop from the bat.
Cons: She knocked a big piece of plastic off the end cap during an outfield batting practice (soft toss), which has nearly exposed the middle of the bat. She's only 16 and had it for a month. The handle is a little thin for a 33" bat.
Pros: looks cool
Pros: Good looking bat Hot out of the wrapper LOUD! (may or may not like) Every hit feels solid.... No vibration at all or at least my daughter has never experienced any From what I am hearing about the bat it has very little break in time compared to others (200-300 hits). I can not say for sure due to not having the bat very long.
Cons: Even though it is hot out of the wrapper I do not believe the bat is as HOT as her CF9 ( after CF9 had about 2-3K hits on it). It may get hotter but from what I am reading it probably will not. DD has lost around 6 +/- mph on her exist velo. Even though it is a balanced bat it swings heavier than the CF9. This maybe why my daughter lost some exist speed on her hits. (lost bat seed) LOUD! (may or may not like)
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Is the Ghost legal for use in Tennessee high school softball?
Yes, the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is legal in high school softball.
Is the 2018 Easton Ghost approved for play in South Carolina High School League?
Yes, the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is approved for play in ASA which includes high school.
Why is the Ghost not allowed in Mississippi High School Fast pitch games?
You would have to consult the coach or league commissioner on why the specifically ban this bat for play. Unfortunately we cannot know every rule for every league out there, so niche cases like this escape our expertise.
Can middle school girls use the Easton Ghost?
I would recommend checking with the league in which your player is participating to see on the legality of the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10). Middle School leagues can vary in their rules and it would be best to check first with the league before making a purchase.
What is the difference in the 2017 and 2018. I'm hear there is something different. I have an 18 and a guy looked at it and could tell instantly?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 came out for the 2018 season and there is not going to be a previous model of this bat.
Do I need to break in the bat on a tee before it is used with a pitcher?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10) will be hot out of the wrapper. To see the best performance we would still recommend around 50-100 swings off the tee or soft toss. This will help loosen up the fibers to get the best performance off the bat.
What is the lowest temperature you recommend using the ghost without hurting the bat?
We do not particularly recommend using any bat at temperatures below 55 degrees. When the temperature sinks below 55 degrees, the ball becomes denser and has the ability to damage the barrel walls of the bat. If a player is participating in a practice that is being held in conditions with a temperature below 55 degrees, we would recommend using an older model of bat. If a game is being held in conditions below 55 degrees we would recommend taking game-day BP with a non-game model bat and then only using the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10) in the actual game.
We recently purchased a 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel and after only one week of hitting in the batting cages, the bat cracked. Our sales rep promptly picked up the bat to send to Easton, but informed us that they would only replace the bat this one time. Any truth to this?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10, like almost all other metal bats, features a 12 month manufacturers warranty. Typically, the bat companies will replace a bat that has become defective one time within that 12 month window from the date of purchase.
Can you use this ghost bat for USFA tournaments?
I would suggest that you confirm with a tournament official or coach on the bats allowed in these tournaments. If USFA tournaments require USSSA or NSA certified bats, this 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10) would not be approved.
My oldest daughter is going to play softball at an NAIA college. Do you know if the bat is approved for NAIA?
I believe that NAIA softball will follow the NCAA approved bat list. This 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10) will be on the NCAA approved bat list. Therefore, I believe that this bat should be allowed for your daughter at the NAIA level. However, I might recommend checking with the coach of your daughter's team before purchasing the bat to be certain about the legality.
Why isn't the ghost approved for USSSA and others? Is there a date they may be approved?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 did not meet USSSA standards therfore it did not get the USSSA thumbprint making it illegal for play. There is no date when the Ghost might be legal for USSSA play.
When is the drop 11 or 12 coming?
We are unaware of any plans to release a -11 or -12 model that would have the same specs as the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10.
My daughter is 5'10" and 138 lbs. What length and weight should I get her? Also, is this bat legal for Texas HS play?
Based on your daughter's height and weight we would recommend getting the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 in a 33 inch model. This bat is allowed for use at the high school and college level in Texas.
My daughter is 5'9 and 155 lbs. What size bat should she use?
Based on your player's height and weight, I would recommend getting the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10) in the 34"/24 oz. size.
My Daughter is 5'9 155 lbs, what size bat should she use?
For a player that is 5'9" and 155 pounds, I would recommend the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 in a 34 inch option. You could also consider the 33 inch option depending on what the players age is.
Is this bat legal for high school play in the state of Maryland?
Yes, the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is approved for all ASA (high school included), ISF, and NCAA play.
My daughter is 13, 5'1" and 105 lbs. What size bat would you recommend?
Based off the information you've provided, I would recommend the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 in a 32 inch and 22 ounce.
Is the 2018 Easton FP18GH9 34/25 Ghost Double Barrel -9 Fastpitch Softball Bat. approved for high school and college?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is approved for ASA play (includes high school), ISF, & NCAA. The 2018 Easton FP18GH9 34/25 Ghost Double Barrel -9 Fastpitch Softball Bat will also be approved for these leagues as well.
My daughter is 12 and will be 13 in the spring. She is 5'4" and around 130 lbs. What size of bat would you recommend for her on the Easton Ghost?
Based off of her height and weight we recommend a 32" in the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10.
I just bought my daughter a Ghost for Xmas, but I am worried now about the reviews. I saw about it not being very durable. If the bat cracks can we return the back for repair?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 does have a 12 month manufacture warranty. As long as it is within the 12 months, Easton will replace the cracked bat.
Why is there two different colors of this bat if it's the first Ghost to come out?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 features a black and blue color way. This should be the only color way we have listed on our website.
I have a 9 year old who is 5'1" and 105 lbs, could you recommend an Easton Ghost bat size/weight for her?
I would recommend the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 in a 32 inch length.
Is this the 1st Easton Ghost to come out or was there a 2017 as well? If so, what's the difference? Also if so, was the 2018 just released?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is the first and only bat quite like it from Easton. The previous composite design from Easton was the Stealth. The Ghost features a double barrel design, and is only approved for ASA, ISA, and NCAA, not USSSA. The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 was released in February of this year.
How do I get this bat in a 28 length 17 ounces?
Unfortunately Easton does not make the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 in that size.
My daughter is 5'3", 120 pound 18 year old lead off hitter. She bunts, runs out balls hit to third, and hits line drives for lots of doubles. What size and bat do you recommend? The bat needs to be approved for play in Hartford Public Schools.
Based on your player's height and weight, I would suggest a 32" 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10. The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is ASA approved, which included high school.
Will this bat pass the compression testing at Nationals?
We are unaware of the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 would pass a compression test conducted at your tournament.
My kid is 12 and she is 5'2" and 140 lbs. Is the 33" too big for her, or should she stay with the 32"?
Based on her current height and weight, we suggest a 32" model of the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10. However, she is not too far off from the 33" being the suggested size, so you could certainly go with that size and it should not be a problem.
My daughter is 13 years old. She is 5 ft 10" and 138 lbs. What size do you recommend?
Based on her height and weight, we would recommend getting the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 in a 33 inch model.
Has this bat been approved for use by the NCAA?
Yes, the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is approved for play in the NCAA.
Is this bat legal to use for USSSA yet? If not, when do you see it being legal for USSSA?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10) is not legal for USSSA play. This bat will never be legal for USSSA play due to the BPF thumbprint.
My daughter is 13 years old and 5 feet tall and around 100 pounds. What size would you recommend?
Based on her height and weight, it is suggested that she uses a 31" bat. If she chooses to go to a 32" or down to a 30" that is okay as well.
What is the BPF on this bat?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 does not feature the USSSA BPF rating of 1.20. Thus we would not know the BPF rating on this bat.
I saw that the Ghost is not legal for USSSA Tournaments. What about Triple Crown and PGF Tournaments?
Triple Crown tournaments use ASA, USSSA, AFA, or other governing body rules according to local preference, so you would need to check with your specific tournaments to see what rules they go by. The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is approved for play in the ASA tournaments for Triple Crown. PGF tournaments go by rules set forth by The National Federation of State High School Associations, which require ASA certified bats, so the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 would be legal there as well.
Will this bat be approved for USSSA play in the near future? Have the cracking issues been addressed? reading reviews, number of broken bats reported. My daughter had the demarini hope, was very happy with that, just out grew it, 31/20.
We have not heard any news that the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10) being legal in USSSA. We have not heard of the bat being changed in any way either. The DeMarini 2018 DeMarini CFX -11 Fastpitch Softball Bat (WTDXCFS) is a great option to follow up the DeMarini Hope as well.
Is this approved for junior little league?
This bat will not be allowed for Junior Little League softball as it exceeds the 1.20 BPF standard.
My daughter is 12 and is 5'5, what size do you recommend?
Based on your daughter's height and age, I would recommend a 32" 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10.
Is it legal for NFHS high school softball?
Yes, this 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10) is approved for sanctioned NFHS high school play.
Do you know if and when this bat will be legal for USSSA?
At this time (7/25/2017) we have not heard of any plans for the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10) to feature the USSSA 1.20 stamp on it which makes it NOT legal for play in USSSA or NSA.
Is it legal for PGF?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is approved for PGF play.
How does the ghost compare to the XENO?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 and 2018 Xeno are both balanced, hot out the wrapper, two-piece composite bats. The main distinguishing factor between the two is that the Ghost is not approved for USSSA, NSA, and ISA play.
We are halfway through our travel season and the DeMarini only lasted 3 tourneys before braking. Is this bat legal yet in USSSA? I'd love to order one, but 4 out of our last 5 tourneys are USSSA.
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is still only approved for ASA and ISF, not USSSA.
Is the ghost legal for high school play?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is legal for high school play.
My 16 year old plays mostly USSSA softball, do you believe that this bat will be approved by that league this summer?
Unfortunately we don't have any way of knowing if this bat will become USSSA approved by the summer. You could try contacting Easton directly for more information.
Is the Easton Ghost approved for USSSA tournaments??
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is currently only ASA and ISF certified, and is not yet legal for play in NCAA, USSSA, NSA, & ISA.
How come it says in the description "Due to the unique construction, the Easton Ghost is NOT legal for play in any USSSA, NSA, or ISA fastpitch leagues." but the approvals appear in the pictures?
The Easton Ghost fastpitch softball bat is still under testing for approvals in the various leagues. Easton is working to receive those approvals ASAP. It is pending NCAA approval which will likely happen in July. When that happens, it will not need any additional stamps as the NCAA follows ASA approval (and the bat already has that stamp). Once approved, it will be placed on an exemption list making it legal in NCAA play. No issues are anticipated legalizing it, but at this time we cannot say that it is legal for use in those leagues.
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