CY22 Youth Turn Model - Built For Christian Yelich Of The Milwaukee Brewers, But Adapted For Youth Players. Features A Long Barrel Length, But Thin 2 ¼ Inch Barrel Diameter Allows Bat To Still Feel Balanced.
Approximate Drop 8 Length-To-Weight Ratio (Allow For Variance Of 2 Ounces Heavier Or Lighter)
Balanced Swing Weight
Youth Prime Maple Wood Material
Cupped Barrel End
Conventional Knob (Some Could Say It Is Ever-So-Slightly Tapered)
Meets Requirements Of Most Youth Organizations (Approved For Little League)
Barrel-End Label Brand Creates A Condensed Appearance For A Crisp, High-End Look
EXOPRO Finish - Twice As Hard As The Previous EXOARMOR Finish. Provides An Incredibly Durable Top Coat That Drastically Increases Surface Hardness
Seamless Decals Are Applied Directly Under The Top Coat And Appear To Blend Into The Bat
Louisville Slugger Prime Christian Yelich Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat: WBL2699010
Inspired by superstar Christian Yelich, swing the bat that helped the hard-hitting lefty earn an MVP in 2018 and dominate the competition all season long!
Sporting a high-gloss black finish that is emphasized by gold decals and an EXOPRO Finish, the Louisville Slugger Prime Christian Yelich Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat has an MVP-level look. Not to be outdone, the Youth Prime Maple material construction offers tremendous hardness and durability similar to Yelich's Game Model, which has been modified to feature a light and very balanced feel helping younger hitters to swing with confidence. If you are serious about the game, then the Louisville Slugger Prime Christian Yelich Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat is the bat for you!
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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.
|Baseball Bats||Wood Baseball Youth|
|Deals||Personalization Eligible Used|
|Length to Weight Ratio||- 8|
|Swing Weight||Slightly End-Loaded|
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