Questions and Answers for BamBooBat Bamboo Wood Bat: HBBBY Black Youth
I am 16 and play in a 16-18 year old wood bat league. Would the bamboo bat be accepted as a wood bat? I am 170 lbs and 5' 9". What size bat should I use?
Yes, I believe as long as the Bamboo model has the BBCOR stamp then it will be approved for play. I recommend speaking with a coach or a league official to verify your league's rules. For sizing, our charts suggest a 32" model. I would make sure you look at an adult Bamboo model though and not a youth.
What is the weight of a 32" model?
The BamBooBat Bamboo Wood Bat: HBBBY Black Youth is an approximate -5 to -6 length to weight ratio. To get the weight of the bat, subtract 5-6 from the length of the bat. The 32" will weigh approximately 26-27 oz.
I play for the South Oakland A's. I'm 5' 3" and 130 pounds. Is this a good bat for me?
Yes, the BamBooBat Bamboo Wood Bat: HBBBY Black Youth will be a great bat for someone your size. It should not feel to heavy for you at all.
Is the handle of the bat thin?
The BamBooBat Bamboo Wood Bat: HBBBY Black Youth bat will have a handle size that is 15/16". It is an average size handle on a wood bat.
I have the power, but not so much of the speed. Is this bat a good bat for players like me? I'm 13 years old, 5' 6", and 132 pounds.
The BamBooBat Bamboo Wood Bat: HBBBY Black Youth being a drop 6-7 will be a good bat for someone who has power, and it is a balanced model so it should help you increase your bat speed.
Can I use this bat to practice 65-80 mph at the batting cages. Will it break or is it durable for it?
Bamboo is the most durable wood. The BamBooBat Bamboo Wood Bat would be durable enough for batting practice.
Is the handle of this bat slick?
Yes the handle of this bat will be slick. We would recommend using batting gloves or pine tar to get a better grip on the bat.
Does this bat have pop?
Yes, the BamBooBat Bamboo Wood Bat: HBBBY Black Youth will have good pop. It's not going to have quite the pop of a maple bat, but it will be extremely durable .
A 30 inch bat would be 24 oz. Will a 10 year old be able to swing that type of bat? My son is currently hitting with a 29 length metal bat.
It depends, really, on how strong he is. I have a 9 year old & 11 year old, and while each of them could probaly swing a heavier bat, I would advise against it. Ideally, you'd want to put a bat in his hands that he could easily handle. However, it would be an excellent training bat to build up strength.
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