Wooden bats are a tradition in MLB and if players used aluminum bats today I'm 99% sure that every player would hit a home run each at bat. It would be too easy for them.
Saftey of the pitcher. Aluminum bats have too fast an exit speed. The pitcher could not defend himself in the event of a line drive back up the middle.
Most MLB players are way too strong to use Composite or Aluminum bats. The bats are more expensive and don't last very long because of the pitcher's pitching speed and the strength of the batter's swings compresses the bats. Once a bat has a flattened side, it is illegal to use in MLB. All sides of a bat must be round. Also, a 95 MPH pitch against a man like Prince Fielder will soar well over 500 feet with the same strength it takes to hit one over 400 feet with a wooden bat. They can be deemed more powerful than a corked bat.
A ball will come off of an aluminum bat at a higher speed than a wooden bat. MLB players are considered to be the "elite" in baseball and do not need the added advantage.
it is a rule. if they used aluminum it would not be safe aluminum bats make the ball go faster and further to make it more fair and safe there are wooden bats only.
Major League rules state that bats are to be made of wood of one piece construction only.
MLB players only use wooden bats. College level players use metal.
Players in Major League Baseball use wooden bats so the ball doesn't go as far when they hit it. If they used an aluminum bat, players could easily hit a home run.
If you are talking about a minor or major league team, they go thru thousands of wood bats per year. Not just broken bats being the reason, but a lot of players are very picky and streaky when it comes to their bat of choice.
The length depends on the person. In MLB (major league baseball) players choose their bat size and weight, this can be anywhere between 30 and 36 inches. (all bats in MLB must be wooden)
The number of players on a major league team is 9, so if you don't count the pitcher, there would be 8. The American league also has a designated hitter (DH) who bats, but does not take the field on defense.
Most MLB players use Nike Sphere Batting Gloves or Mizuno Vintage Fit Batting Gloves.
about 3-4 bats a year usually only replaced when they are broke
Yes because aluminum bats could hurt the players and fans because of hitting the ball to hard.
they way just as much as major league bats there is no difference just because its a different league
Metal bats hit the ball further which is why at unprofessional levels of baseball they use metal but when you get to the MLB you have to use wood.
major league bats are hollow on top because it helps to even out the weight when you swing, making your hits better