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Approved For Play In AABC, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Dixie Youth, Little League, & Pony
-10 Length To Weight Ratio
New Advanced Microform Barrel For Max Barrel Size & Peak Performance
2 5/8 Inch Barrel Diameter
Balanced Swing Weight For Speed & Power
Colorway: Gray / Red / Blue
New LS Pro Comfort Grip
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
New USA Baseball (USA Bat) Certified Stamp
Two-Piece, Composite Baseball Bat With Advanced Construction
New RTX End Cap Creates A Longer Barrel Shape With Improved Durability
Patented VCX Technology Allows Independent Movement Between Barrel & Handle
Patented VCX Technology Creates A Unique Feel For Each Player Type
Step up to the plate confidently with this Louisville Slugger Prime 919 USA baseball bat. Its 3-piece design features a proprietary MicroForm barrel that delivers a satisfying pop on each hit. Patented VCX technology minimizes vibration to take the sting out of the swing, and it also allows independent movement between the handle and barrel, resulting in a natural feel. A stiff, traditional grip gives you immediate feedback during every at-bat. Improve hit efficiency with the RTX end cap that increases barrel length and also gives you a full sound that reverberates across the field. The new LS Pro Comfort grip provides tack and cushion for a comfortable grip that increases awareness for swing correction during batting practice. Louisville Slugger: Others Make Bats, We Make History.
This Louisville Slugger Prime 919 USA baseball bat (WTLUBP919B10) has a drop 10 length to weight ratio, a 2 5/8-inch barrel diameter and the USA bat stamp. Give any AABC, Little League, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Dixie Youth or Pony opponent something to chase with every solid hit using this latest addition to the Prime series. This baseball bat comes hot out of the package, ships for free, and has a full 12-month manufacturer's warranty. Don't forget, with our expert customer service, we'll be here for you from click to hit!
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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||USA Bat|
|Barrel Diameter||2 5/8|
|Deals||Personalization Eligible Closeout Bats Bundle and Save|
|Length to Weight Ratio||-10|
|Price||$200 - $299.99 $200 - $249.99 $250 - $299.99|
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