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It has some effect. The distance of the ball is a combination of the speed of swing, power of swing, timing, speed of ball, type of spin ball has, and bat weight. Therefore, it doesn't completely rely on bat weight.

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Q: Does the weight of a softball bat affect the distance the ball is hit?
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