Baseball Bat Types
Alloy/Metal Bat – A type of bat in which the handle and barrel of the bat are entirely comprised of an alloy/metal material, exclusive of the end cap.
Composite Bat – A type of bat in which the handle and barrel of the bat are comprised of a composite or Fiberglas-like material. Note: A bat with any composite material in the barrel, exclusive of the end cap, is considered a composite bat.
Wood Bat – A type of bat in which the handle and barrel are comprised from a single piece of wood or the handle and barrel are made of multiple pieces of wood through a “laminating or compressed” process.
Hybrid or Half-and-Half Bat – A type of bat where the handle and barrel differ in composition material. Note: These types of bats are defined only by the composition of the barrel with respect to the moratorium.
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