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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.

More information on baseball bats can be found among the links on the:

Baseball Bat Resource Page