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2 1/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
7/8 Inch Handle Diameter For Better Control Through The Hitting Zone
-9 Length To Weight Ratio
Approved For Play In USSSA, ASA, NSA, ISA, & ISF
Colorway: White / Gold / Black
VCXâ„¢ Technology: Creates A Feel Unique To Each Sport And Player Type
LS Pro Comfort Gripâ„¢: Locks Hands Into The Grip For Better Control And Feel
Ultra-Balanced Swing Weight: Perfect For Extreme Control And Maximum Swing Speed
Ultra Lightweight X-Cap Increases Swing Speed While Maximizing Barrel Length
Patented PBF Barrel Technology: Maximum Pop Right Out Of The Wrapper
Three-Piece, Fully Composite Softball Bat
Send hard-hit line drives soaring over the shortstop's head with the 2019 Louisville Slugger LXT -9 fastpitch softball bat. This bat's revolutionary VCX technology gives you much better control while swinging as it allows for independent movement between the barrel and the handle. This helps to minimize excessive vibration on contact and provide you with an ultra-balanced swing during every at-bat. The ultra-lightweight X-Cap and Slugger Pro comfort grip on this LXT softball bat keep your hands comfortable at the plate. These features also improve your overall control so you can keep boosting that batting average. Louisville Slugger: Others Make Bats. We Make History.
For the player looking for slightly more mass in their bat, this 2019 Louisville Slugger LXT Fastpitch Softball Bat (Model WTLFPLX19A9) with its -9 weight drop will provide that. Louisville Slugger's patented PBF barrel technology gives this model one of the largest sweet spots in this line of fast-pitch bats, so when you make contact, the ball soars toward the outfield. This lightweight, balanced LXT bat is definitely one you need to have in your collection. Order today and enjoy free shipping and a full one-year manufacturer's warranty. Don't forget, with our 24/7 customer service, we'll be there 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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