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2 1/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
-13 Length To Weight Ratio
One-Piece, Composite Softball Bat
100% Composite Design At An Unbelievable Value
Offers A Solid Feel On Contact With Great Power
Recommended For Younger Players
Helps Increase Bat Speed & Maximize Control Through The Hitting Zone
7/8 Inch Standard Fastpitch Softball Handle Diameter
Comfortable Synthetic Bat Grip Provides Luxurious Feel
Colorway: White / Orange / Baby Blue
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
Approved For Play In USSSA, ASA, NSA, ISA, & ISF
New Louisville Slugger fastpitch softball bat for the 2018 season! Prove yourself with the Proven series. This youth fastpitch bat offers a lightweight, 100% composite design at an unbelievable value. For under $100 dollars, this one-piece softball bat delivers a solid feel on contact with minimal negative feedback. The Proven is recommended for youth players who are looking for ways to increase swing speed with maximum control. As an all-associations model, it is approved for play in USSSA, ASA, NSA, ISA, and ISF. Louisville Slugger: The Most Trusted Name In Fastpitch!
This 2018 Louisville Slugger Proven Fastpitch Softball Bat (WTLFPPR18A13) features a standard 2 1/4 inch barrel diameter, a -13 length to weight ratio, and a 7/8 inch fastpitch handle that comes pre-wrapped with a multi-colored synthetic grip. Show off your skills with the Louisville Slugger Proven softball bat and buy one with free shipping right here at JustBats.com. Remember, we're here from click to hit!
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In 1842, J. Frederick Hillerich emigrated with his family from Baden-Baden, Germany to the United States. Eight years before, the 1834 Book of Sports had made its debut as the nation's first publication covering baseball. But when he arrived in Baltimore, J. Frederick Hillerich would never have dreamed of the future impact his family would have on America's favorite pastime.
After a short while, the Hillerichs moved to Louisville, where J. Fred started a woodworking shop in 1856. Two of his sons, Adam and John Andrew "Bud" were born in the United States and would later join their father in his business. By 1864 "J.F. Hillerich, Job Turning" was in operation and filled orders for businesses by custom-turning everything from balusters to bedposts.
The firm thrived, and by 1875 the little woodworking shop employed about 20 people. In 1880 Bud Hillerich, who was an amateur baseball player, became an apprentice in his father's shop. Young Bud made his own baseball bats along with bats for several of his teammates.
The debate over the origins of the first bat continues to generate controversy among baseball enthusiasts, but the younger Hillerich was most certainly involved in getting his father's business involved with what would become the company's signature item. According to company legend, the first bat was turned by Bud for Pete "The Old Gladiator" Browning in 1884. Browning was a star on Louisville's professional American Association team - the Eclipse. On a spring afternoon Bud, then seventeen, witnessed Browning break his favorite bat. Bud offered to make a bat for his hero, and Browning accepted. After the young wood shop apprentice lathed a quality stick from white ash, according to the story, Browning got three hits with it in the next game.
Louisville Slugger gloves are worn by more pitchers in Major League Baseball than any other glove.
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