2 1/4 Inch Barrel DIameter
Drop 12 Length-To-Weight Ratio
Balanced Swing Feel
One-Piece, All-Aluminum Construction
Features USSSA, USA Softball (ASA), NSA, ISA, & WBSC (ISF) Certifications
Colorway: Dark Blue | Teal
X-Tended Sweetspot - Extended Barrel Maximizes Surface Area & Sweetspot
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
Rawlings Eclipse -12 Fastpitch Softball Bat: FP3SE12
If you are looking for something straightforward and sleek that will aid your young fastpitch player in developing her game, definitely consider the Eclipse fastpitch bat!
Rawlings has built this Eclipse with a one-piece and all-alloy design that will help a beginning fastpitch player grow comfortable with the game of softball. This premium alloy bat boasts Rawlings' X-Tended Sweetspot which is implemented to ensure that a young lady gets a bat that can display some performance...while not hurting her parents' wallets! And do not forget about the cool colorway that features teal streaks on top of a dark blue base. This neat pop of color will have a young lady feeling confident as she steps up to the plate!
It is impossible to become as renowned as Rawlings without dedicating time to helping customers! With that knowledge, Rawlings is sure to offer their twelve (12) month warranty on this bat. If you buy this bat from us and notice an issue with the bat during the first 12 months from the purchase date, please let our Bat Experts know. The Experts understand the warranty processes for the manufacturers and they will get you the info needed to begin a warranty replacement process with Rawlings!
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About the Brand
Rawlings is a major manufacturer of competitive team sports equipment and apparel for baseball, basketball, and football, as well as licensed MLB, NFL, and NCAA retail products. Rawlings is a major supplier to professional, collegiate, interscholastic, and amateur organizations worldwide, including the Official Baseball Supplier to Major League Baseball.
The first real innovation in glove making occurred in 1912 when Rawlings Sporting Goods Company introduced the "Sure Catch" glove, which was "endorsed by leading players all over the country." The Sure Catch was a one-piece glove with sewn-in finger channels and looked better suited for a duck's foot than a man's hand. Catchers' mitts used at the time were large and bulky with a single leather thong passing for a web.
In 1920, Bill Doak, a journeyman pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, approached Rawlings with an idea for improving the baseball glove from a mere protective device to a genuine aid in fielding. The "Bill Doak" model was so revolutionary that it stayed in Rawlings' line until 1953. Its key feature was a multi-thong web laced into the first finger and thumb, which created for the first time in baseball's young life, a natural pocket.
In 1925, Rawlings unveiled a three-fingered fielder's glove, and ten years later improved the Bill Doak model with a two-piece leather web. At the same time, the "T" web became a rage for first basemen's mitts. The pocket underwent a pronounced change in 1941 when the Trapper Mitt, also known as the Claw, appeared. The "Deep Well" pocket was so unique that Rawlings quickly patented it. The design was improved in 1950 by adding a leather piece across the top. Another significant creation occurred in 1948 with the three-fingered Playmaker. A five-fingered fielder's model, with all fingers laced together, provided greater pocket control.
The six-fingered Trap-Eze evolved in the 1960's. In more recent years, Rawlings produced the Fastback design, which gives a glove a snugger fit, greater extension, and overall control. The Holdster is a slot through which a finger can be extended for additional protection from impacts on the pocket. Then, there is the Edge-U-Cated Heel with its extended U-shaped lacing and the Pro H Web and much-copied Basket Web.
Some of Rawlings's more recent glove innovations also include the unique Spin-Stopper design which reduces ball spin when the ball hits the glove, and the Cantilever glove design feature that provides a cushioned area between the hand and the glove's palm area. In all, Rawlings has produced and patented more functionally innovative glove features and designs than that of any other glove manufacturer. The result is that the modern baseball glove is much larger, more comfortable, better padded, and made to last far longer than its ancestors. It is not uncommon to see today's Major League players wearing the same Rawlings glove they wore during their college playing days. In fact, Rawlings is the #1 glove in the major leagues. Rawlings maintains about 65 models of baseball and softball mitts and gloves in its line. The prototypes of virtually all of them have been field-tested by professionals before entering a sporting goods dealer's inventory.
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