Craftsman-Style Cup - A Thicker Width Edge Along The End Of The Barrel, Lending Added Strength And Durability
EJ74 Turn Model - Pairs The Iconic Handle And Knob Of The C271 With The Medium Barrel Design Of The S318. This Creates An End-Loaded Feel On The Bat.
Colorway: Natural | Black
MLB Maple Prime Wood Material
Slightly End-Loaded (Barrel Heavy) Feel [Slugger Swing Weight Score of 4]
Approximate Drop 3 Length-To-Weight Ratio
Pro Ink Dot Certified For MLB Approval
Barrel-End Label Brand Creates A Condensed Appearance For A Crisp, High-End Look
Bone Rubbed To Further Tighten The Grains And Harden The Surface
Seamless Decals Are Applied Directly Under The Top Coat And Appear To Blend Into The Bat
Unique Knob Medallion Is Embedded In The Knob To Indicate THE MLB Prime Grade Of Wood, The Species and the Length.
EXOPRO Finish - Twice As Hard As The Previous EXOARMOR Finish. Provides An Incredibly Durable Top Coat That Drastically Increases Surface Hardness.
30 Day Manufacturer's Limited Warranty
Louisville Slugger MLB Prime Jimenez Maple Wood Baseball Bat: WBL2438010
Put some extra power on your swing with this Louisville Slugger MLB Prime Jimenez maple wood baseball bat. Its slightly end-loaded construction means this bat puts more weight near the end of the barrel, so sluggers of every size can get more power on contact. Available in lengths from 31" to 34".
This bat is made from solid maple wood, which is one of the most popular materials MLB professionals. The extra hard surface of the maple prevents flaking and extends the bat's life. The topcoat of the MLB Prime Jimenez model is a layer of EXOARMOR. This increases surface hardness of the bat and helps protect the barrel from breaking due to off-center hits and normal wear and tear. All MLB Prime bats offered by Louisville Slugger carry the prestigious ink dot marker. This mark certifies that the bat meets MLB standards and is legal in professional games.
This Louisville Slugger maple wood bat comes with a 30-day limited 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.
|Barrel Diameter||2 1/2|
|Baseball Bats||Wood Baseball|
|Hitting Style||Power Hitter|
|Length to Weight Ratio||- 3|
|Price||$100 - $149.99 $100 - $199.99|
|Swing Weight||Slightly End-Loaded|
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