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2 5/8 Inch Barrel Diameter
Drop 3 Length To Weight Ratio
Balanced Swing Feel (33 Inch Version Of The Bat May Feel End Loaded)
One-Piece, All-Alloy Baseball Bat
BBCOR Certified For High School & Collegiate Approval
Legal For Play In Intermediate (50-70) & Junior League Divisions Of Little League
Colorway: Grey | Blue
MX 7U1+ Alloy Creates Pure Energy Transfer
Vibex Premium Vibration Damping Handle Construction
6-Star Premium Performance End Cap Improves Balance
LS Pro Comfort Grip Creates The Perfect Tack & Cushion
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
Louisville Slugger Omaha BBCOR Baseball Bat: WTLBBO520B3
Arm your rising middle school or high school slugger with the tools to walk it off this season. Louisville's Omaha bat is crafted from a single piece of aluminum and is BBCOR certified for use from junior/senior league divisions of little league straight up through college. This Omaha model is available in a range of sizes from 29 to 34 inches and the -3 drop weight allows plenty of room for your athlete to grow into their game. With a sleek grey, blue and black colorway, this bat has a modern style with an understated look that will keep all where they belong — your batter's performance.
Louisville Slugger crafts this bat with their state-of-the-art MX 7U1+ premium aluminum alloy for ultralight performance that will take a beating for years to come. It offers improved stiffness and energy transfer on contact for an exceptional feel off the barrel. The handle also contributes to this bat's comfort using a premium Vibex vibration dampening handle. The one-piece handle minimizes unwanted vibrations that can leave hands stinging with off-center contact.
This bat's 2.63" barrel is optimized for slugging power with a carefully balanced center of gravity based on length. Louisville has included their 6-Star premium end cap to boost energy transfer into the ball and provide a high-end feel that's unmistakable in the sweet spot. The handle is finished with an MLB-grade LS Pro Comfort grip for exceptional comfort and tack throughout the swing.
Louisville Slugger covers this bat with a one-year limited warranty starting on the date of your purchase. This warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship as well as damage from normal field use including severe denting, structural cracks and broken end caps and knobs.
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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 5/8|
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|Hitting Style||Contact Hitter Power Hitter|
|Length to Weight Ratio||- 3|
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