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Y271 Turn Model - Louisville Slugger’s Lightest And Most Balanced Youth Model. Profile Of Bat Should Compare To An Adult Wood Bat Made In The 271 Turn Model.
Traditional Knob Shape (One Might Detect A Small Flare)
Made From Slugger's Youth Prime Maple Wood
Balanced Swing Feel (Most Likely Will Feel Heavier In The Barrel When Compared To An Alloy Or Composite Bat)
Target Drop 8 Length-To-Weight Ratio (Allow For Variance Of 2 Ounces Heavier Or Lighter)
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
Louisville Slugger Prime Y271 Maple Youth Wood Baseball Bat: WTLWYM271B20
Help younger players gain more confidence at the plate with this Louisville Slugger Prime maple youth baseball bat. This bat will be great for young players who enjoy emulating their idols in Major League Baseball!
This all-black bat with a striking white logo is made of maple wood for superior hardness and excellent durability throughout the season. The Y271 is Louisville's lightest 271 turning model to date, so younger players will find it easy to swing. Both young power hitters and contact hitters will enjoy this as their first introduction to wood baseball bats. Slugger also takes things up a notch on the quality of this bat by adding their state-of-the-art EXOARMOR hardcoat which contributes to its durability and leaves a striking mirror-like finish.
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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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