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An approved bat is a bat that has been tested and is approved by ASA. ASA stands for the Amateur Softball Association. Bats that are approved will have a stamp towards the cap of the bat that looks like home plate and it will have a year in it.

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What is the minus bat drop requirement for high school softball?

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