271 Turn Model - Medium Thickness Handle, Long Taper and Shorter Barrel
Approximate Drop 3 Length-To-Weight Ratio
Balanced Swinging Bat (Commonly Preferred By Both Contact And Power Hitters)
Features Maple Wood Material
Cupped Barrel End
Colorway: Red | Blue
Louisville Slugger's Series 3 Bats Are Pulled From The Original Production Line For A Minor Flaw. This Flaw Allows Customers To Buy Series 3 Bats With Deep Savings.
Louisville Slugger Genuine Series 3 Maple Wood Baseball Bat: WTLW3M271A20
This series of wood bats were deemed by Slugger to have a minor flaw. Because of that, you can buy for your player and get deep savings!
Take this red and blue bat to the plate with some serious confidence! Slugger does note that there could be a small flaw to the bat, but we still believe these bats can be used for practice, batting cages or even for games. As well, Slugger made these bats in the 271 turn model which provides a balanced feel that both power hitters and contact hitters will enjoy using! Lastly, that 271 design will give the bat a knob with some decent flare to it that should make the bat very comfortable to swing!
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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.
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|Hitting Style||Contact Hitter Power Hitter|
|Length to Weight Ratio||- 3|
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