Looking to save some money? Check out this previous model!2020 Louisville Slugger LXT X20 -8 Fastpitch Softball Bat: WTLFPLXD820 1 Review $299.95 – $339.95
2 1/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
Colorway: White | Grey | Gold
Drop 8 Length-To-Weight Ratio
Features USSSA, USA (ASA), NSA, WBSC & ISA Certifications
Balanced Swing Feel
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
Three-Piece, All-Composite Fastpitch Bat
NEW Speed Composite Design - Features PBF Technology For Max Pop, Large Sweet Spot & Excellent Sound
UPDATED VCX2 Connection - Allows For Independent Movement Between The Barrel And Handle To Control Vibration And Create Great Feel When Contacting The Ball.
New COPA End Cap - Works With Barrel To Maximize The Sweet Spot Size
NEW Slugger Pro Comfort Grip - Better Tack & Cushion To Improve Grip & Comfort
Louisville Slugger LXT -8 Fastpitch Softball Bat: WBL2454010
With updates for the new season, this LXT is poised to continue being one of THE "Go-To" fastpitch bats on the market.
This LXT is a drop 8 model of fastpitch bat. It'll be a hefty bat for most players to swing. So even though it is balanced in its feel, we would recommend it most for power hitters.
As well, it is going to be outfitted with lots of new tech for the new season. The new barrel material is the Speed Composite that will provide the excellent performance we have come to expect from the LXT. As well, the VCX2 connection point is updated and ready to mitigate vibration and provide a clean feel when hitting a fastpitch softball. Lastly, don't forget about the COPA end cap that should help in making the sweet spot massive.
Louisville Slugger is offering a full twelve (12) month manufacturer's warranty period on this bat. If you notice anything wrong with the bat within 12 months of the purchase date, please reach out to the Bat Experts at JustBats. They can be reached on PHONE at 1-866-321-2287, EMAIL via support@justbats or by CHAT when you click into the box in the bottom right corner of this page. The Bat Experts will set you up with directions for initiating a warranty replacement with Louisville Slugger.
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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 USA Softball USSSA WBSC|
|Barrel Diameter||2 1/4"|
|Color||Gold Grey White|
|Hitting Style||Contact Hitter Power Hitter|
|Length to Weight Ratio||- 8|
|Price||$300 - $399.99 $350 - $399.99|
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