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-3 Length To Weight Ratio
New EKO Composite Barrel Engineered To The Pinnacle Of Performance
2 5/8 Inch Barrel Diameter
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New RTX End Cap Creates A Longer Barrel Shape & Sound On Contact
New LS Pro Comfort Grip Creates The Perfect Tack & Cusion
Three-Piece, Composite Baseball Bat
New Patented 3FX Connection System
Provides A Perfectly Tuned Stiff Feel On Contact While Reducing Vibration
Light Swinging With A Monster Barrel
Brand new for the 2019 season! You will dominate the diamond with the most advanced BBCOR bat in the Louisville Slugger lineup! The Meta Prime BBCOR Bat is engineered with Louisville Slugger's EKO Composite, which features a Fused Carbon Structure for a light swinging, monster barrel and the truest sound in the game. The 3FX Technology, connects the barrel to the handle and significantly reduces vibration and provides a perfectly tuned "stiff" feel on contact. The RTX End Cap allows for a maximum barrel shape, ultimately increasing the potency of the sweet spot for crushing baseballs. The balanced swing weight on the Meta Prime will provides the ultimate combination of speed and power. Louisville Slugger: Others Make Bats, We Make History.
Upgrade your game with this brand new 2019 Louisville Slugger Meta Prime BBCOR baseball bat, WTLBBMTP9B3, which features a drop 3 length to weight ratio, a 2 5/8-inch barrel diameter, and the famous BBCOR certification. Its expertly built handle is enhanced with new LS Pro Comfort Grip, which gives a tacky, comfortable feel unique to you to further improve control. The revolutionary three-piece construction guarantees premium performance and the upgraded connection piece will bring you durability season after season. Get a hold of yours today and enjoy free shipping. Don't forget, with our 24/7 customer service, 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.
|Barrel Diameter||2 5/8"|
|Knob Sticker Size||1.5 Inch|
|Length to Weight Ratio||- 3|
|Price||$400 - $499.99|
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