just like the sweet spot is the strongest part of the bat the grain is the weakest part so when a massive amount of force is implied the bat can break.
If a dinosaur bit it in two.
because pitchers throw the ball really hard and batters swing the bat hard, when the 2 meet the bat cracks
Thick wood like a baseball bat is not very flexible so when the ball hits the bat and it bends farther than it can the bat will snap
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Actually, aluminum bats (and those made from other alloys) are, indeed, allowed for play in college baseball.
Wood bats are broken when hit with incorrectly, or if they were previously hit with incorrectly and the next contact breaks the bat.
It depends if it is a Catalyst you need to break it in other bats you do not not a alloy aluminum bat but a composite bat like cf4 freak b2 dabomb and others those bats you have to
It's preference, however, ash is a better performing wood for baseball bats. Maple bats require more water density to be removed from bat in order to make light enough to use. This causes the maple bats to become brittle and break easier. I love the Akadema and rawlings bats best. Both are hand selected.
In the MLB, they use wooden bats and are able to break easier. In college, they use drop 3 bb core's and they're also metal, it's also harder to break. If you want to look at the bats, go to justbats.com and search bb core.