-9 Length To Weight Ratio
7/8 Inch Standard Fastpitch Handle Diameter
Approved For Play In USSSA, ASA, NSA, ISA, & ISF
LS Comfortable Synthetic Bat Grip
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
Hot Out Of The Wrapper Performance
Two-Piece, Fully Composite Softball Bat
Patented S1ID Barrel Technology: Provides Ultimate Performance On The First Swing
Ultra Lightweight X-Cap Increases Swing Speed While Maximizing Barrel Length
Patented IST Technology Provides Stiffer Feel & More Power
Balanced Swing Weight Recommended For Both Contact & Power Hitters
2020 Louisville Slugger Xeno X20 -9 Fastpitch Softball Bat: WTLFPXND920
Often considered a favorite among players, the 2020 Louisville Slugger Xeno X20 fastpitch softball bat provides a heavier weight that’s preferred among power hitters. This bat also has a stiff feel for increased power transfers when the ball hits the sweet spot. The 2020 model of the Xeno X20 has a lighter end cap for a more balanced feel.
Crafted with a two-piece handle, this Louisville fastpitch softball bat has a patented S1ID barrel technology that lets you start playing immediately without a break-in period. The IST XStiff technology also delivers increased energy transfer and a louder pop upon impact.
All of Louisville Slugger’s non-wood bats are protected by a one-year limited warranty on materials and workmanship. If you ever crack or damage the bat under normal use, Louisville will provide a one-time replacement or repair of the equipment up to one year from the date of purchase.
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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"|
|Hitting Style||Contact Hitter Power Hitter|
|Length to Weight Ratio||- 9|
|Price||$200 - $299.99|
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