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Three-Piece, Hybrid (Alloy Barrel & Composite Handle) Baseball Bat
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EXD Alloy Barrel - Allows Barrel Length To Extend A Half Inch Longer Than Most Traditional USSSA Bats
NEW 3FX-PWR Connection System - Exists As The 3rd Piece In This 3-Piece Bat. Creates A Stiff Feel Between The Barrel & Handle While Also Limiting Vibration From Getting To A Batter's Hands.
NEW SPD-Gen2 End Cap - Maximizes Barrel Performance
Premium LS Comfort Pro Grip - A Perfect Mix Of Tack & Cushion To Create An Incredible Swinging Experience.
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
Louisville Slugger Select PWR -8 USSSA Baseball Bat: WBD2652010
Decide your own fate with this Louisville Slugger Select PWR drop 8!
The Select PWR -8 USSSA Bat from Louisville Slugger is the ideal bat for travel ball's rising stars. The three-piece hybrid design uses a VCX2 Connection System to pair the robust EXD Premium Alloy Barrel with a stiff composite handle, resulting in reduced vibrations and unmatched comfort.
With a balanced swing weight, the Select PWR -8 USSSA Bat offers players the ultimate combination of barrel control and power.
The high-powered bats of Louisville Slugger are backed by a twelve (12) month manufacturer’s warranty! If you have bought this bat from JustBats and noticed that there is an issue on it before 12 months have passed from the purchase, please reach out to our Bat Experts. They will be able to get you the necessary information to reach out to Louisville Slugger and begin the warranty replacement process.
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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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