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Youth Wood Turn - Designed With A Thin Barrel Diameter & Lightweight Feel For Young Ballplayers Swinging A Wood Bat For The 1st Time. (Exact Barrel & Handle Diameter Could Vary From Bat To Bat)
Approximate -7.5 Length To Weight Ratio
Bat Should Be Balanced In Its Feel
Built From Ash Wood
Cupped Barrel End
Knob Should Most Likely Display A Standard Shape
Meets Requirements Of Most Youth Organizations (Approved For Little League)
Colorway: White | Blue
Blem Bat - These Bats Were Pulled From The Production Line Due To A Blemish That Kept Them From Being Sold As A Higher Quality Bat. However, Bat Should Still Work For Cage, Practice & Even Some Game Use.
Rawlings Blem Ash Wood Youth Baseball Bat: LLBLEM
Looking for more of a bargain buy for your player's next wood bat? Well, look no further than this Rawlings Blem Ash Wood bat!
These Blem bats are crafted out of high-quality ash wood to provide an unbeatable flex on contact. Plus, they should have a lightweight feel!
They are blem bats and because of that, they were pulled from production because they did not live up to Rawlings' high standards. Due to this, we cannot guarantee the barrel or handle size as those features may vary from bat to bat.
Each one of the Rawlings wood bats should come with an approximate -5 to -7 length to weight ratio that is perfect for younger players looking to making the transition to a heavier bat. These ash bats are great to use in practice & also for cage work. And if you really wanted, you could bring them into a game setting as well.
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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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