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-8 Length To Weight Ratio
100% Composite Design
2 1/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
7/8 Inch Standard Handle Diameter
Approved For Play In USSSA, ASA, NSA, ISA, & ISF
Colorway: Gray / White / Teal
New Ultra Lightweight X-Cap Increases Swing Speed While Maximizing Barrel Length
Patented TRU3 Technology Eliminates Vibration & Provides Unbeatable Feel On Contact
Power Balanced Swing Weight
Premium X-Grip Is Extremely Comfortable With A Medium Tack Feel
PWR STAX Barrel Technology Creates Multi-Layered Construction To Amplify Performance At The Plate
Recommended For Hitters Who Want An Increase In Momentum & Swing Speed
Three-Piece, Fully Composite Softball Bat
Ultimate Results Across The Entire Barrel Guaranteed
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
The newest addition to Louisville Slugger's fastpitch lineup has arrived! For the 2018 season, the PXT X18 series is ready to set itself apart as one of the best softball bats in the game. Cutting edge technologies, innovative features, and memorable cosmetics combine to forge these never before seen, 100% composite fastpitch bats. It all starts with the revolutionary PWR STAX technology which evenly disburses the softball load on contact across the entire surface of the barrel for a powerful performance. With a multi-layered construction, the PXT is specifically designed to transform player generated energy into ridiculous results right out of the wrapper. Louisville Slugger has also manufactured the new lightweight X-Cap that significantly increases swing speed, lengthens the barrel, and creates a larger sweet spot than ever before. These three-piece, composite softball bats are brought together by the patented TRU3 connection piece that helps eliminate vibration while offering a luxurious feel on contact. As if that isn't enough, a premium X-Grip comes pre-wrapped around the standard 7/8 inch fastpitch handle to provide a medium tack touch with unmatched comfort. Louisville Slugger: The Most Trusted Name In Fastpitch!
This model, the Louisville Slugger PXT Fastpitch Softball Bat (WTLFPPX18A8), features a heavier drop 8 length to weight ratio, a standard 2 1/4 inch barrel diameter, and a power balanced swing weight that is intended for those heavy hitters out there. Before making a purchase, know that the PXT is approved for play in USSSA, ASA, NSA, ISA, and ISF. Take your game to the next level and buy one of these Louisville Slugger softball bats today with free shipping right here at JustBats.com. Don't forget, we'll be here for you from click to hit!
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About the Brand
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.
|Approved For||ASA ISA NSA USSSA|
|Barrel Diameter||2 1/4"|
|Deals||Personalization Eligible Closeout Bats|
|Knob Sticker Size||1.5 Inch|
|Length to Weight Ratio||- 8|
|Price||$100 - $199.99|
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