USA Baseball is mandating a new bat performance standard as well as allowing the use of 2 5/8″ barrels for all age levels. The rule change goes into effect January 1st, 2018. This new standard will help youth baseball reach its goal of a “wood-like” batting experience and create uniformity among the different leagues.
Who does it affect?
T-Ball (USA sticker requirement)
Babe Ruth Baseball
Dixie Youth Baseball
American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC)
Because the right bat can make all the difference.
FishHawk Sporting Goods is now selling a full line of USA approved 2018 bats.
The new USA Baseball approved bats are made in 2 1/4″ and 2 5/8″ dimensions. These bats will have no drop weight limits. Since wood is considered a scarce resource the new bats are made from composite or alloy. They are designed to mimic the highest performing wood bats.
Stop by and try your new bat in our batting cage. We have a bat for everyone but it’s important to get the right size and weight in your new bat. Something that is impossible to do when buying online.