-10 Length To Weight Ratio
2 1/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
7/8 Inch Standard Handle Diameter
Approved For Play In USSSA, ASA, NSA, ISA, & ISF
Colorway: Black | Gold
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
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
Single Disk PBF Technology Creates Huge Sweet Spot & Unbelievable Sound On Contact
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 Connection Technology: Creates A Feel Unique To Each Sport And Player Type
2020 Louisville Slugger LXT X20 -8 Fastpitch Softball Bat: WTLFPLXD820
Enjoy higher batting averages with this 2020 Louisville Slugger LXT X20 fastpitch softball bat. This bat has a -8 drop, which makes it feel heavier and sturdier in the hands — something power hitters look for. The sleek look and design also look good both during practice and game time.
For independent movement between the barrel and the handle, this bat has a unique three-piece design that offers maximum swing speeds and the VCX Vibration Control Connection System helps reduce stinging hands after the ball hits the barrel. The PBF Barrel and the ultra-lightweight X-cap offers greater control and a loud pop upon impact.
Enjoy peace of mind with Louisville’s one-year limited warranty on all the company’s non-wood bats. The warranty provides coverage for materials and workmanship for one year starting with the day of purchase. If the bat becomes cracked or damaged during normal play, Louisville will repair or replace the bat one time.
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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"|
|Length to Weight Ratio||- 8|
|Price||$300 - $399.99|
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