How do I know if my softball bat is legal?
The bat shall be a smooth cylinder with a knob. Only bats that pass through a 2-1/4-inch (5.7150 cm) diameter bat ring are legal. Each bat shall be no more than 2-1/4 inches (5.7150 cm) in diameter at its thickest part, no more than 34 inches (86.360 cm) in length, and not exceed 38 ounces (1077.30 g) in weight.
How do I know if a bat is ASA approved?
To get the ASA stamp, fastpitch bats need to be tested and have the ball come off the bat no faster than 98 MPH. Anderson Bat Company has 4 fastpitch bats with the ASA stamp in its 2020 bat line. Check out the ROCKETECH, ROCKETECH FLASH, SUPERNOVA, and the SUPERNOVA FLASH.
What bats are ASA approved?
Following is a list of products that are currently approved….Warm-up Bats
- Bratt’s Bat.
- Dirx and Dirx 250 (Dirx Company)
- Hillerich & Bradsby (Louisville Slugger)
- Miega Bat.
- Sledge Hammer (Steele’s Sports)
Can you hit Asa balls with a USSSA bat?
Bats that have a USSSA stamp and not an ASA stamp are legal.
What Easton ghost bat is illegal?
Easton Ghost X
Effective immediately, the bat identified as the Easton Ghost X YBB18GX10 30/20 2 5/8″ (or the “Easton Ghost X 30/20 5/8” at retail) has been decertified by USA Baseball and is no longer an approved bat under the USABat Standard. This applies to the 30-inch drop 10 variation of the Easton Ghost X only.
Is rolling a softball bat illegal?
Is It Illegal? Bat rolling is not illegal. As a matter of fact, all composite bats must be rolled in testing before they are deemed legal for play. Bat rolling is most prevalent amongst the slowpitch softball community, but in some occasions, fastpitch softball players also take to bat rolling.
What kind of bats are approved for USA Softball?
All bats that are approved by USA Softball, formally ASA, for use in fast pitch play shall bear one of the markings shown below. Additionally, any bat with one of these certification marks must not appear on the list of the USA Softball Non-Approved Bats with Certification Marks.
What are the different certifications for fastpitch softball?
USA (ASA) (98 MPH / ASA Only): There are two different standards for ASA for Slowpitch and Fastpitch softball governed leagues. The traditional 2004 98 MPH certification that can be found on All Association (ASA / NSA / USSSA) bats and the ASA Only 2013 certification.
What are the different certifications for baseball bats?
BBCOR bats are only made in a drop 3 (-3) or minus 3 and have a 2 5/8″ Barrel. Search available BBCOR Certified Baseball Bats. USSSA (1.15 BPF): Bat Performance Factor measures how fast the ball comes off of the bat. 1.15 is the standard for travel baseball bats.
Why are softball equipment certified by USA Softball?
USA Softball Certified Equipment USA Softball has taken great strides to protect the integrity of the sport. Each year, USA Softball’s Equipment Testing and Certification Committee examines the current rules and specifications governing various items of equipment.