Should I buy my son/daughter a new bat for the upcoming Fall LL season?
USA Baseball, the National governing body for the sport of baseball in the United States, is adopting a new method for measuring bat performance in the testing of youth bats. The new USA Baseball bat standard (USABat), was developed by a USA Baseball Committee of scientific experts. Little League Baseball will adhere to the new bat standard, effective January 1, 2018. The new bats will be available in September. You can use your current LL approved bat throught the fall season. Current bat regulations remain in effect until 12/31/17. To be clear, if you decide to purchase a new bat make sure it conforms to the 2018 standards and has the USA and LL stamped approval. Keep in mind ALL players will brequired to have a new bat for the 2018 season that will meet the new USA Baseball 2018 bat standards.
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