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
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)
Pros: Crazy hot right out of the wrapper.
Cons: Two players on our team got new Ghosts for Christmas. They are both broken...one during tee work, one during front toss.
Pros: bat does have good pop
Cons: This bat is illegal to use in USSSA. Another girl on our team has this bat and she has had to replace 3 times in six months, it cracks.
Pros: Easton has an 12 month replacement policy. Which is good. You may need to use it more than once. The bat is hot out of the wrapper. Well balanced
Cons: We purchased our daughter's bat in September 2017 from a chain store. By October the bat had a crack above the rubber ring where the barrel meets the handle. We received our replacement bat in late October. It too has cracked after a few games (fall season ended in November, games just started in February). She did use the replacement bat all winter in doors with live pitching (no pitching machines). My daughter did not use this bat when it was cold. The first tournament of the season she reverted to her LXT because of fear that her Ghost would crack. She used the Ghost bat again last Friday night when it was 51 degrees, and the second bat has now cracked. We have a replacement in the works. She is a catcher. When she has returned bats to girls after a foul ball, etc. she has noticed more than her fair share of cracked ghost bats.
Pros: Hottest bat I've ever seen out of the package. It is an amazing bat.
Cons: It only lasted two weeks. It was never used in practice, just games. Six games later it is busted to pieces. Going to see how the warranty department handles it before I make a major deal of it. Every company can have a flawed bat leave from time to time.
Pros: Has a great sound and ball seems to really jump off the bat even though I think the CFX had more distance IMO.
Cons: 32 / 22 weighed in at 23.8 ounces, grip is junk, and worst of all cracked in under a month. 4" vertical crack near the bottom of the barrel. Bat was always swung above 60* as we heard cracking was an issue, and it still cracked. If you buy this bat you better have a back up!
Pros: Many people have rave about this bat, I have no doubt that this bat is amazing with the double barrel technology.
Cons: However, for $350.00, I would expect an USSSA approved thumb print!!!!! So it is very simple, if you plan on using it anywhere besides USSSA, this is THE bat for you. Don't buy it if you play USSSA or high school (check your local rules)!
Pros: fantastic sweet spot. .. this bat is hot out of the wrapper
Cons: broke after 1 1/2 games - 4 at bats wrap could be better
Pros: MAJOR POP RIGHT OUT OF THE WRAPPER
Cons: FOR A BIG HITTER,THIS TOOL ISN`T DURABLE AT ALL 60 CUTS IN IT SNAPPED IN HALF
Pros: My daughter has used this bat in two games and and absolutely loves the feel and pop. She has hit a homerun and several to the fence.
Cons: The bat is starting to crack but at least it has a warranty.
Pros: My daughter is a big power hitter and plays showcase ball and HS ball. She bombed a HR first at bat in Tallahasse showcase tournament.
Cons: Cracked the bat about 3 inched down barrell right in sweet spot after 2 weeks. She now in 7 mobths is on her 3rd ghost. Easton warranty good, slow turn arond. make sure you have backup bat. it will break.
Pros: Bat has great pop.
Cons: The barrel was shortened to give more pop so when facing a good pitcher who hits the inside corner you will not be able to get it with the barrel, only the thinner part of the bat. I wouldn't recommend it.
Pros: Incredible pop, great feel and control with thinner handle. I teste the Ghost against the Demarini CFX9 for exit velocity and bat speed using a standard measurement set-up of: Radar gun 15' behind the hitter at a height equal to the Tee height and 30 feet of distance after the Tee. Use the same balls (Sterling, .47 core). only launch angles of 20-25 degrees were counted. The Ghost had a consistent 3-4 mph increase in exit velocity.
Cons: End cap cracked on one of the Ghost
Pros: It looks intimidating thats about it.
Cons: The bat cracked in less than 2 months of use. And lost my reciept so cant replace it. For the price of this the Louisville LXT is far more supreme to this Easton bat in every category. Easton can come up with all the marketing strategies they want. But for powerful hitting and speed they will NEVER compete with Louisville Sluggerâ€™s Xeno or LXT. We will be sticking with what puts the ball over the fence in the future and that bat is the LXT.
Pros: my daughter has used it in 4 games so far has a really good sound the ball basically jumps off the barrel she says her other bat feels like its dead compared to the ghost
Cons: the grip to me feels like it may tear up quick we shall see ive read in other reveiws the bat cracks easy but we have had no problems and its not utrip approved
Pros: Very Hot
Cons: Bat broke within 28 days. Returned bat to Easton and new bat I received didnt have hologram sticker on bottom part of bat. Which means if it breaks within the next 11 months Im out 350 dollars. Terrible Product.
Pros: hot while it lasts
Cons: for $349, no durability, must be a flaw in design, cracks easy and often.
Pros: very happy with our purchase of this bat has made a diffrence in my daughters on base percentage and confidence
Cons: none so far
Pros: it has great pop off and daughter has hit two homeruns in four games with it.
Cons: the bad busted after the second homerun. now she is without a bat. ans by the time a new one gets to us season will be over. For some people we had to save to by this bat, and bought because our daughter may have a chance at going to college if she can get a scholarship. Now what???? i am very disappointed.
Pros: Looks good, has goos pop right out of the wrapper
Cons: TEAM BOUGHT 2 GHOSTS, BOTH BROKE WITHIN 2 WEEKS. I do not recommend until manufacture modifies design
Pros: My daughter, a freshman in high school says the bat has more pop than her Demarini CF9.
Cons: Cracked after 2 months. This bat has no durability and is not USSSA approved. Place your money elsewhere.
Pros: My daugher recieved the bat in November at her last tournament and loved it. The bat sounds and preforms great.
Cons: my daugher used it in 4 games and didnt use it agin until march when high school ball started. In the first game for high school the rubber ring around the bat broke. I called easton to have it replaces as it was still under warrenty. I had to pay 68.70 to send a almost brand new bat that coust 350.00 back to them. The replacement bat took 10 days to get to us and when it did the hologram sticker was not with it. If the bat breaks again she will not be able to return it. I called and spoke with easton and I was told they will only replace the bat once. Considering that I spent alot of money on this product I would expect it to hold up better.
Pros: Nice Looking...great Pop.
Cons: You will have to keep trading it in through the mail with Easton as it will break over and over. Plus....Easton has one of the worst customer service I've ever seen. Stay AWAY from this bat!
Pros: It is the hottest bat I have ever bought my daughter. Her first at bat with it was a 2 run shot. She proceeded to hit .500 with 3 HR's, 12 Doubles, and 6 Triples with this bat. My daughter is in the 8th grade and plays varsity softball at a 5A high school.
Cons: Lasted 4 weeks before cracking. In the middle of returning and replacing but be ready for 30 plus minute waits to get a hold of customer service. Exhausting. What happened to the time when your brand and customer experience were important.
Pros: This bat is HOT as soon as you get it. My daughter loved it! Easton Warranty is awesome had new bat within a week in a half.
Cons: Only had it for a month and cracked in two places, hope Easton makes them a little more durable for the price. She was the only one to use it, so advice this bat is not a TEAM bat or practice bat only Game Bat!
Pros: Couldnâ€™t be more excited the bat arrived in 2 days and the bat looked brand new with only one tiny mark on it. Wasnâ€™t sure as it was marked used in good condition but I would say the bat was new with one tiny blemish. couldnt be happier! She has only done soft toss in a bow net but looked like it would fly!
Cons: non yet
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I swing this bat and was wondering if there had been reports on whitish, circular spots on the bat. I had a tournament in Virginia and this bat was not legal and we were told to put it in our cars for the weekend, so Iâ€™m afraid the paint had melted off or if it is another issue. Also, within this problem, I had noticed a line that looks like a crack, but itâ€™s too light to tell and also another one vertical. Is it too early to send in the warranty, or do I have to wait until the cracks are more distinguished? Itâ€™s my favorite bat ever.
I personally have not heard complaints of circular, white spots on the bat, and I don't believe any other of our customer service reps have either. The cracks that you mention sound like cracks in the paint, which is fairly common with composite bats. As the bats get broken in the fiber material loosens up, which loosens/cracks the paint as well. Oftentimes this can't really be avoided, and is more just an unfortunate feature with composite bats as they accumulate use. Generally this is not covered under the manufacturer's warranty since it causes no performance issue.
Are SSUSA and USSSA the same? And what is the difference between 1.20 and 1.21?
1.20 and 1.21 are BPF (Bat Performance Factor) ratings. The higher the number, the more pop the bat will have. Certain leagues and certifications require a certain BPF rating or lower for the bat to be legal for play. Senior Softball allows 1.21 BPF bats, while USSSA only allows 1.20 BPF bats. Because of this, you cannot use a Senior Softball bat for USSSA play.
Is it approved for USSSA?
This version is not approved for USSSA, only ASA, ISF, and NCAA play. The USSSA version is the FP19GHU10.
Is this Easton -10 fastpitch bat legal in Connecticut high school softball?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10) will feature ASA, ISF and NCAA certifications. This model will not have USSSA or NSA certifications. Most high schools play under ASA rules, making this bat legal for high school play. With that being said, I would recommend confirming this with a coach or league official before purchasing this bat.
Where can I get the original silver grip tape?
If trying to get the same silver grip tape for the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 then we would recommend contacting Easton directly.
Which bat has more pop the (GHOST) -9 or -10?
With the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10, like all other bats, if you swing a heavier bat (with the same bat speed) you will receive better performance off the bat. Therefore, the -9 would be able to provide more "pop" under those circumstances. However, if you are not able to handle the heavier weight it can certainly be more of a detriment than a benefit.
Can I exchange my current ghost bat for the newer version that is allowed in USSSA? Bat is less than 6 months old. Would have never bought it if I knew it was not allowed.
Unfortunately we can only accept the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 on exchange if it is unused and in its original packaging.
How does the ghost feel compared to the LXT or DeMarini -10 balanced? We need to move up to a 33'' for our daughter and I'm concerned on how heavy the double wall might be.
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is just as balanced as the LXT and DeMarini CFX. The double wall really doesn't make it feel much heavier.
What size is good for my daughter? She is 13 at 5'5 and weighs 160 for fast pitch softball.
We would suggest a 33" length bat for your player. However, you can go up to a 34 inch. It is always a good idea to confer with a hitting coach and get their perspective as well.
My daughter has the new approved USSSA Ghost and has only hit it maybe 20 times. It is already rattling! Is this normal?
We have heard of some durability troubles on this 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10). However, this bat does have a 12 month manufacturer's warranty period on it. If your bat was purchased from JustBats.com, I would recommend calling us at 866-321-2287 and we can set you up with warranty directions through Easton.
Do the words "official softball" appear anywhere on the bat?
This 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat (FP18GH10) does bear the words "Official Softball" on it.
Why is the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel ASA, ISF, High school and College certified but not USSSA certified? We play a lot of USSSA tourneys and cannot use it and yet it was never specified to us that we had limited use of it when we purchased?
Apologies for any inconvenience, but we do list all the certifications under the "Bat Features" section, as well as a boded line about this model not being approved for NSA or USSSA play. As far as we are aware, the reason it is not USSSA certified is due to the double barrel design and the differences between USSSA's testing methods and the methods used for other certifications. Easton will be releasing this model in a USSSA approved version sometime this summer.
Can I have a bat stamped if already purchased?
Unfortunately you cannot get the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 stamped with a USSSA/NSA marking. The USSSA version of this bat should be released around 4/20/18.
What is the recommended temperature use this bat?
We would not recommend using the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 or any bat in temperatures below 55 degrees.
Can you pre-order the new USSSA ghost bat?
We do not have a pre-order program, no.
When will the USSSA Ghost be released?
We expect that the USSSA model of the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 to be released around 4/20.
Have read several reviews of the Ghost having durability issues. Has Easton fixed this problem? Also, they now have a drop 11 version. Is it the same specs as the drop 10?
We have heard that the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 has shown some durability concerns but we are not aware of any changes that have been made to the current model. As for the -11 version, Easton will release this towards the end of April. Most likely, it will be the same specs as the -10.
What to do when the end cap of the 2018 Ghost is starting to come off?
As long as the end cap on the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 has not completely come off then the performance should not diminish. If the end cap were to cave in or come completely off then you would want to look into setting up a warranty claim with Easton to get the bat replaced.
I was told the there is a yellow version of the Ghost that is USSSA approved being tested in the South. Is that true? Is it available?
Easton will be releasing a USSSA model of the Easton Ghost Double Barrel, but we do not have further details on when it will be released. You could try contacting Easton directly for more information.
Does the 2018 Easton Ghost meet a BPF 1.20 or less?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 does not feature the USSSA 1.20 BPF stamp, so it would not be legal for play in a league abiding by those standards.
Is the 2018 Easton Ghost approved for play in Fastpitch Softball Association and USFA associations.
I recommend reaching out to a league official to see if the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is legal for the Faspitch Softball Association and the USFA. However, I can confirm that the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is approved for Approved For Play In ASA (Includes High School), ISF, & NCAA.
Is the Easton Ghost Double Barrel - 10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 legal in Ohio Middle Schools (OHSAA)?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 should be legal for play under OHSAA guidelines since it is ASA approved. The bat just isn't legal for play in USSSA softball tournaments.
What is the reason this bat is not approved by USSSA and when if ever will it get approved?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 did not meet USSSA standards and is unlikely that it will get approved for USSSA play.
Does this bat require a break in period or is it ready to hit straight out the wrapper? What does Easton recommend?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is a two-piece fully composite bat and features hot out of the wrapper performance.
The Ghost is legal in NJ high school softball?
The 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is approved for use in NJ high school softball.
Is this bat legal for Iowa high school softball?
Yes, the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 is legal for all high school softball.
My daughter is a junior in high school and wants to double check that this bat is certified to be used in her IHSA league. We have checked the IHSA website and it does say it is. Thank you for your time.
Yes, she can use the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 in her high school league.
My daughter is 4'10" tall and 95 lbs. Could she use this bat in a 30"/20 oz? Also would it be approved for little league?
Yes, a 30" length would be just fine for her size. This bat does not appear to be legal for Little League softball as it will not have the 1.20 BPF stamp.
Is the Easton Ghost legal for USA Elite Select tourneys?
From reading the rules online about USA Elite Select tournaments it looks like they require a USSSA stamp which the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 does not have, making this bat not legal for those tournaments.
Is the Easton ghost softball bat legal for Florida high school softball?
Most high school leagues play under ASA rules, so the 2018 Easton Ghost Double Barrel -10 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP18GH10 would be legal for play.
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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