Louisville Slugger Select Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat: WTLWYM243A1
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What is the normal ounces on a 28" wooden maple bat?
The Louisville Slugger Select Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat: WTLWYM243A1 in a 28" will weigh approximately 19 to 23 ounces. You will be able to calculate the approximate weight of each wood bat by looking at the Length to Weight Ratio in the product description.
What is the size of the handle?
This bat is a 243 turn model, so the handle thickness is 29/32".
How many ounces does this bat weigh?
The Louisville Slugger Select Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat: WTLWYM243A1 features an approximate -5 to -9 length to weight ratio.
It looks like Louisville Slugger labels their Maple and Birch bats on the face grain (I thought it was supposed to be opposite). How should you swing a maple bat or birch bat?
There is a lot of debate about how the maple and birch bats should be swung. Some people say that you should swing with the grain while others say that they can swung in any manner. I personally would swing this Louisville Slugger Select Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat (WTLWYM243A1) with the grain facing in any which manner. However, If you are used to swinging the maple bats in a specific manner and have done it successfully, I would recommend going with what you have done in the past.
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- Approximate 2 1/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
- Approximate -5 To -9 Length To Weight Ratio
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- Turn Model: Youth 243 Big Barrel
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This 2018 Louisville Slugger Select Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat (WTLWYM243A17) features a youth 243 turn model, a bigger than average barrel, and a high gloss natural finish for a classic look. With an approximate -5 to -7 length to weight ratio and a balanced swing weight, this model helps with the transition to a heavier bat. Put power behind your swing and order one of these youth wood bats with free shipping today at JustBats.com. Don't forget, we're here from click to hit!
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