2 3/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
Drop 12 Length-To-Weight Ratio
Balanced Swing Feel
One-Piece, All-Composite Baseball Bat
Displays USSSA (New NTS Tested) Certification Stamp
Colorway: Blue | White | Red
Rawlings 100% Composite Design Increases Trampoline & Overall Performance
Created With Ultra-Lightweight Construction To Allow Young Hitters To Catch Up To Faster Pitch Speeds
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
Rawlings Threat -12 USSSA Baseball Bat: UT1T12
The Rawlings Threat will be the bat that all youngsters are wanting when they kick off their USSSA baseball careers!
Built with the drop 12 length-to-weight ratio, the Threat is going to be extremely lightweight for young batters. This will be a bat that most young players will be able to bring right up to the dish and swing quickly enough to catch up to any coach pitch, machine pitch or player pitch velocity that is thrown their way.
The bat will also have a single-piece design made entirely of composite material. Rawlings touts that their 100% composite design on the bat should allow for "increase[d] trampoline" and better "overall pop".
Lastly, don't ignore the awesome Red, White & Blue colorway that will make a player look like a true patriot in the batter's box!
To build a positive reputation in the baseball and softball bat world, a company has to dedicate themselves to serving their customers. Rawlings does exactly that with their twelve (12) month manufacturer’s warranty that they offer on this bat. If you purchase it from JustBats and notice a warranty issue on it within the first year of the purchase, please let the Bat Experts at JustBats know about it. They will get you the information and directions needed to begin the 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.
|Barrel Diameter||2 3/4|
|Color||Blue Red White|
|Deals||Personalization Eligible Closeout Bats Bundle and Save|
|Length to Weight Ratio||-12|
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