-9 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 -9 Fastpitch Softball Bat: WTLFPLXD920
Enjoy unmatched feel, incredible control and a huge sweet spot when you select the 2020 Louisville Slugger LXT X20 fastpitch softball bat. The -9 drop weight provides a bit more mass behind the ball compared to lighter options to help drive it farther.
This powerhouse of a bat's full composite construction with patented single-disk PBF technology provides maximum pop, a large sweet spot and a satisfying sound upon contact. Players also enjoy increased comfort when the bat meets the ball thanks to its VCX Vibration Control Connection System that allows for independent movement of the barrel and the handle, resulting in less vibration in the player's hands. Finally, this LXT X20's balanced swing weight and ultra lightweight X-cap end cap design give you extreme control at the plate with maximum swing speed.
Louisville Slugger backs all its non-wood bats with a limited one-year warranty.
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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 New Release|
|Knob Sticker Size||1.5 Inch|
|Length to Weight Ratio||- 9|
|Price||$300 - $399.99|
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