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# Weight in ounces of a baseball?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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Weight of a Baseball According to the rules of Baseball, "It shall weigh not less than five nor more than 5 1/4 ounces avoirdupois"

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By regulation, the weight of an official Major League Baseball (MLB) baseball is between 5 and 5.25 ounces.

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### What is the weight of a hardball or baseball?

For a 12-inch softball the weight must be between 6.25 and 7 ounces.

### Conversion to ounces?

weight in ounces = weight in pounds * 16

### What does -3 mean on a baseball bat?

The weight of the bat, in ounces, is 3 less than the length of the bat in inches. The -3 is called the 'bat drop' or 'drop weight'. Measure the bat and then subtract 3 from the number of inches and you will determine the weight of the bat in ounces. If the length of the bat is 30 inches, the weight is 27 ounces. If the length of the bat is 33 inches, the weight is 30 ounces. If you see a bat with a -6 on it, that means the weight of the bat, in ounces, is 6 less than the length of the bat in inches ... a -8 means the weight, in ounces, is 8 less than the length of the bat in inches.

### Is ounces used for weight or capcity?

Ounces is for weight. There are 16 ounces in a pound. Fluid ounces, however, measure capacity.

### What is a -10 baseball bat?

It refers to the weight and height of the Bat. A -10 Bat means the weight is 10 ounces less then the height. This means if the bat is 27 inches long it only weighs 17 ounces. It refers to the weight and height of the Bat. A -10 Bat means the weight is 10 ounces less then the height. This means if the bat is 27 inches long it only weighs 17 ounces.

### How much does a major league base ball weigh?

Weight of a Major League Baseball According to the rule book, a baseball must weigh at least 5 ounces and can not exceed 5.25 ounces. Official balls must weigh between 5 and 5 1/4 ounces.

### Is 4 ounces of ricotta a liquid measure or a weight measure?

It is a weight measure. Ounces is weight.

### Are baseballs always the same weight?

They are very, very close. It is extremely difficult to make more than 1,000,000 of an object and have them all be the same weight. They do vary in weight but to be used in the Major Leagues a baseball cannot weigh less than five ounces or more than 5 1/4 ounces. The ideal weight is 5 1/8 ounces.

### What does -10 on a baseball bat mean?

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 do ounces mean?

An "ounce" is a unit of weight. "Ounces" are therefore a multiple of these units of weight.

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