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  • BH3 Turn Model - Rawlings Crafts This Bat For Bryce Harper With A Long & Lengthy Barrel (2 1/2 Inches) That Tapers Down Into A Thicker Handle (31/32 Inch). The Thick Handle Makes The Bat Only Slightly End Loaded In its Feel.

  • Approximate Drop 3 Length-To-Weight Ratio

  • Slightly End-Loaded Swing Feel

  • Cut From Premium Maple Wood Material

  • Cupped Barrel End

  • Conventional Knob

  • Pro Ink Dot Certified For MLB Approval

  • Colorway: Black | Gold Decals


Rawlings Pro Preferred BH3 Maple Wood Baseball Bat: RPPMBH3
Put your power on display and light up the scoreboard with this professionally-inspired Rawlings Pro Preferred BH3 Maple Wood Bat! It's the same bat Bryce Harper takes to the plate in the Big Show!
Bat Benefits
The Pro Preferred brand from Rawlings has a distinguished history of being regarded as the epitome of excellence and craftsmanship. This same level of quality is evident in the Pro Preferred line of wood bats. With a foundation based on high standards and demonstrated on-field success, these new Pro Preferred wooden bats set the standard for a premium product!
Made from premium maple wood material, this Pro Preferred BH3 is designed to deliver outstanding performance and durability.  Constructed to the parameters of MLB Superstar Bryce Harper, this bat will have a long, lengthy barrel that tapers down to a think handle and conventional knob - resulting in a slightly end-loaded swing feel.

This Pro Preferred BH3 is also Pro Ink Dot Certified for MLB approval ensuring that the bat is of the highest quality and meets the standards required for professional use.  Additionally, it will come with a forty-five (45) day manufacturer's warranty, providing players with peace of mind and a guarantee of quality.


Rawlings believes in the durability of these bats so much that they are willing to extend a 45-day warranty on these bats. If you purchase one of these models from us and notice that it has broken down on you within 45 days from when you bought it, please reach out to our team of Bat Experts. They will get you the information for reaching out to Rawlings to begin the warranty replacement process.


Average Ratings Based on 1 Customer Review

5.0 Stars:Overall Rating
5 Stars: Durability
4 Stars: Finish
5 Stars: General Feel
5 Stars: Pop
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5 Stars: Overall Rating
5 Stars: Durability
4 Stars: Finish
5 Stars: General Feel
5 Stars: Pop
Solid Maple Bat Craig Johnson Player

Pros: Finish is beautiful. Weight came in at -2.5oz. Handle has grip for batting gloves, not so much for bare hands. Solid pop and finish barely gets scuffed with contact. Brilliant.

Cons: Logo and band are stickers and slightly raised. Not my favorite. Not is standard and needs some attention to make it comfortable.

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Have a question about the Rawlings Pro Preferred BH3 Maple Wood Baseball Bat: RPPMBH3? Ask our team of experts and they will respond within 24 hours.

What classic turn model is this based off of? Michael
The Rawlings Pro Preferred BH3 Maple Wood Baseball Bat: RPPMBH3 would feature more of an i13 turn style.

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.

Bat Properties

Rawlings Pro Preferred BH3 Maple Wood Baseball Bat: RPPMBH3
Baseball Bats Wood Baseball
Bat Type Baseball
Color Black
Deals Personalization Eligible
End Design Cupped
Hitting Style Contact Hitter Power Hitter
Ink Dot Yes
Length to Weight Ratio - 3
Material Wood
Swing Weight Slightly End-Loaded
Vendor Rawlings
Wood Type Maple
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