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Questions and Answers for Louisville Slugger M9 Maple Wood Bat: MLBM9YBH Youth
My son is 11 years old and 75 lbs. What size wood bat will he need.
The Louisville Slugger M9 Maple Wood Bat: MLBM9YBH Youth would be recommended in a 30" bat length.
How much does the 29" weigh?
The Louisville Slugger M9 Maple Wood Bat: MLBM9YBH Youth bat will have a approximate -6 length to weight ratio.
Hello. My son is 9 years old and 53". He has just started baseball and is doing travel and Little League. He is starting to love the game and wanted to get him a bat for batting practice. Which do you suggest.? He is a lean but strong kid. Thank you.
The Louisville Slugger M9 Maple Wood Bat: MLBM9YBH Youth would be an excellent choice for your son to use in batting practice. It is a very durable, balanced bat.
Looking for a bat for my grandson. He is 85 lbs. and 58" tall. What do you recommend me to buy? He has to use wood.
At his size a 29" Louisville Slugger M9 Maple Wood Bat: MLBM9YBH Youth bat would be the correct choice. This is a very popular youth model that is great for his body type.
My son is currently using a 29in, 17oz bat. He is tall but thin and not very strong. I want a wood bat for BP, hoping to save the expensive bat & build strenght. Should we get a 28in, or stick with the 29?
We recommend the 28" Louisville Slugger M9 Maple Wood Bat: MLBM9YBH Youth.
I realize someone asked whether or not this bat was approved for use in Pony League baseball, but usually there is a stamp on the bat certifying. Does the bat come with documentation stating this, as rules have changed?
The Louisville Slugger Maple Wood Bat (MLBM9YBH) will be approved for Pony play. Only non-wood bats will require the stamp for the bat. As long as the wood bat does not exceed 2 5/8" barrel then it will be approved for play.
Is this bat allowed for play in dixie youth baseball?
Yes. Wood bats are approved for play in Dixie.
What size bat (length/weight) would you recommend for a 14 year old about 5'5 105 lbs not necessarily this specific bat but all bats in general? thanks please respond.
Based on the player's height and weight, a 31" youth bat would be recommended with a weight of 21 or 22 ounces.
I want to buy a youth bat for my grandson's birthday. How do I know which length to get. His is 10 years old. Please make a suggestion. I am interested in spending around $30 - 40. Thank you He plays on a team in his community.
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Is this bat good for a 14 yr old?
The Louisville Slugger Maple Wood Bat is a youth model and will most likely be too short for a 14 year old. We would recommend an adult wood bat.
Is this more durable than the MLB225 youth bat?
No, Ash bats and Maple bats have the same durability. The Louisville Slugger Maple Wood Bat: MLBM9YBH does not have more of a likelihood of breaking than the Louisville Slugger Ash Wood Bat: MLB225YB.
What will the 31 inch weigh?
The Louisville Slugger Maple Wood Bat: MLBM9YBH has an approximate -6 length to weight ratio, so the 31" would be about 25 oz.
How much would a 31 inch weigh? (In ounces)
The Louisville Slugger Maple Wood Bat would be approximately 25 oz. in a 31 in. model.
Can I get my grandson's name engraved as well on the bat?
We do not offer this service. However, Louisville Slugger has the capability to engrave bats.
is this a -3 bat?
The Louisville Slugger Maple Wood Bat: MLBM9YBH Youth has a -6 length to weight ratio.
Is the bat legal for Pony League baseball?
The Louisville Slugger Maple Wood Bat: MLBM9YBH Youth is legal for use in Pony League baseball.
On the 30" what is the drop and what is the approximate weight ?
The MLBM9YBH has an approximate -6 length to weight ratio. This means a 30 inch model will weigh approximately 24 ounces.
Is this bat legal for 2012 little league?
The MLBM9YBH is approved for Little League.
Can this bat be used by a teenager or is it only for younger kids?
This youth wood bat is really meant for younger players. A teenager (who naturally is more developed and stronger than a younger person) may be able to use this bat, but it's lifespan may be limited.
What is the drop on this model?
Youth wood bats have an approximate length to weight ratio of -5 to -6. For more details on youth wood bats feel free to contact our customer service at 1-866-321-2287.
do you guys have any that is 31in and 20 oz
No. The lightest bats are the Rawlings White Ash Wood Bat: 300J Natural/Black Youth or the D-BAT Senior League Hybrid Maple Bat: SLH.
can you put a name on these bats? are these legal for use in high school? are these legal for usssa?
Wood bats are legal in USSSA, but this is a youth bat and NOT legal in high school level. As to adding a name to it, we do not have the machinery to do that here.
What's the difference between this bat & Louisville Slugger MLBM9YC & MLBHMYG?
The only difference between the three bats is the color.
what would you recommend for a small 7 yr. old?
Yes, this would be a good one. Wood bats are heavier, but this one is one that is balanced nicely.
Is this bat 2 5/8? or is it small barrel?
Yes. All Youth bats are 2/4 inch.
I'm buying a bat for my grandson who will turn 5. Which bat do you recommend?
This bat will be too heavy for a 5 year old. I would recommend the MaxBat Maple Wood Bat: Youth in a 26".
my son hits a 31/21 now he needs a wood bat what size and weight matches that in wood.
You will probably have to get a 28 inch youth wood bat. Most youth wood bats have a drop 6 length to weight ratio which means a 28 inch youth bat would weight approximately 22 ounces.
I don't see where the weight is listed. I need a 19-20 oz bat for my grandson, age 11.
This bat is an approximate -6 Length to Weight Ratio. The lightest this bat is going to be is with the 28 inch, it will be around 22 ounces.
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