That number (-3, -5) is called the bat 'weight drop' and is the difference in ounces of bat weight versus inches in bat length. For example, a 33 inch long bat that weighs 30 ounces is a -3. A 33 inch bat that weighs 28 ounces is a -5. A 34 inch bat that weighs 27 ounces is a -7.
it's the length compared to weight. -3 bat means 33inch 30oz bat
It referrers to the drop of the bat or the weight. If you have a 32 inch long bat and a -11 drop the bat weight is 21 oz. If you have a 31 inch long bat and a -11 the bat weight is 20 oz.
The -11 is the 'drop' of the bat and means that the number, in ounces, of the weight is 11 less than the number, in inches, of the length of the bat. If the bat is 30 inches in length, the -11 signifies the weight of the bat is 19 ounces. If the bat is 32 inches in length, the -11 signifies the weight of the bat is 21 ounces.
a demarini -13,-12,-11 or -10 drop
The Bat Whispers was created on 1930-11-13.
9. In the National League, all position players will receive a turn to bat. In the American League, the pitcher traditionally doesn't bat and in his spot in the lineup, a designated hitter is used.
the difference is that if you have a 30 inch bat the weight is 10 ounces less than the length on a -12 its 12 ounces less than the length. in high school and college aluminum bats have a -3 ratio.
If you are generically using the word "little league" then the answer is yes. Under USSSA rules you can bat the entire lineup and after the 9th batter the remainder are called EH's (extra hitters) or terms similar. These individuals will not take the field but bat when the 10 & 11 slots come up. If you are speaking of Little League Baseball Rules (official term) then I believe you bat 9 and have substitutions.
The sad thing about this book is that the author tries to trick the reader into thinking that every mention of the word 'bat' is referring to the animal. The bat is on page 19. Look directly next to the middle hinge of the secret opening. You will see a baseball player and what do you see in his hand?
It stands for drop 10. The drop of a bat depends on what the length and weight is. You find out the drop by subtracting the weight from the length. So if your bat was 32 inches long and 22 ounces then it would be drop 10 (-10) if your bat was 32 inches and 25 ounces then it would be drop 7 (-7)
Bat Masterson - 1958 A Time to Die 3-11 was released on: USA: 15 December 1960
spalding is the original glove maker. In recent years (since late 90's) glove maker Akadema has been setting the standard on innovations (11 US patents) in baseball gloves.