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The length of the bat minus the weight of the bat.

(Length - Weight = Drop #)

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Q: How is drop on a baseball bat determined?
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What is bat drop and how is it determined?

The drop of the bat is the difference between the length minus the weight. For example, if a bat is 33" long and it weighs 30 ounces, then the drop is -3. The drop of the bat varies in baseball, depending on the level of play. Little League doesn't have any regulations for the drop zone. Senior League baseball (ages 10 - 14) has a drop zone regulation of no lighter than -8. High school baseball has a drop zone regulation of no lighter than -3. College baseball has a drop zone regulation of no lighter than -3.


Is their a minus 6 or minus 7 baseball available?

I think you mean baseball bat. In the younger leagues you can get a bat that is a drop 10. In the older leagues, it is usually a drop 3.


What are Baseball bat minus numbers?

That is called the 'drop'. Subtract the length of the bat in inches from the weight of the bat in ounces and you get the drop, or minus number. EXAMPLE: A 34 inch long bat weighs 30 ounces. 30-34=-4. -4 is the drop of the bat.


What is the length of the smallest baseball bat?

Legally useable is a drop 13Smallest ever is a drop 32


What is a drop 3 baseball bat?

a drop three means its like a 33 inch bat and 30 ounce bat and if you minuts 30 from 33 you get -3 which means drop three. I know because we use them in Junior High.


What is the minus bat drop required for seventh and eighth grade Junior High Baseball?

There is no legal requirement, although the strength of a player of that age could handle a drop 5 bat. Its not until the high school level that players are required to use a drop 3 bat. So to get players use to a bat that size, a 7th grader or 8th grader should use a drop 5 baseball bat.


What does -10 mean on a baseball bat?

The -10 is the 'drop', or 'drop weight', of the bat. The drop is the length of the bat, in inches, subtracted from the weight of the bat in ounces. A -10 bat is a bat whose length, in inches, is 10 more than the weight in ounces. An example of a -10 bat is one whose length is 32 inches and whose weight is 22 ounces.


What is drop on a softball bat?

The drop is the difference between the length of the bat and the weight of the bat. If you have a 32 inch bat and its weight is 22oz you have a -10 drop.


Is a drop 5 baseball bat always a big barrel?

Yes, I believe so.


Is a drop 10 for a baseball bat in little league baseball legal?

If the barrel is under 2 1/4in.


What is the baseball bat drop in middle school in Arizona?

The answer is it depends on the school district. Some districts like Kyrene require a drop 5 or heavier bat while others have no such rule.


What is a drop 3 bat in baseball?

a drop 3 is when the wight of the bat doesn't drop under 3 oz less than length. example30 in length 27 oz...31 length 28 oz and so on

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