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2 1/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
7/8 Inch Handle Diameter For Better Control Through The Hitting Zone
-8 Length To Weight Ratio
Approved For Play In USSSA, ASA, NSA, ISA, & ISF
Colorway: White / Gold / Black
LS Pro Comfort Grip: Locks Hands Into The Grip For Better Control And Feel
Patented PBF Barrel Technology: Maximum Pop Right Out Of The Wrapper
Three-Piece, Fully Composite Softball Bat
Ultra Lightweight X-Cap Increases Swing Speed While Maximizing Barrel Length
Ultra-Balanced Swing Weight: Perfect For Extreme Control And Maximum Swing Speed
VCX Technology: Creates A Feel Unique To Each Sport And Player Type
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
Louisville Slugger will help you take your game to the next level with the 2019 LXT fastpitch softball bat. Thanks to its VCX technology, you'll get independent movements between the barrel and the handle when you swing your LXT. This helps control vibration when you make solid contact and provides you with increased control so you can make the most of a ball in the strike zone. Its ultra-lightweight X-Cap and 100 percent composite construction ensure this fastpitch softball bat feels nimble in your hands, and the Slugger Pro Comfort grip keeps your hands stable around the standard 7/8-inch diameter fastpitch handle. Plus, this softball bat's PBF barrel technology gives you an expanded sweet spot, making it easy to put up those home run numbers all season long. Louisville Slugger: Others Make Bats. We Make History.
This 2019 Louisville Slugger LXT fastpitch softball bat is available in a variety of weight drops. This one, at -8, is perfect for players looking for the maximum length-to-weight ratio available. Differentiate yourself from the rest of the team when you purchase this LXT bat today, and enjoy free shipping along with a one-year manufacturer's warranty. Don't forget, with our 24/7 customer service, we'll be here for you 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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