in softball, it is important to drop the bat because if you sling it you could hit the catcher or maybe even the pitcher. it is safer to just set it down.
The drop is the difference between the length of the bat and the weight of the bat. If you have a 32 inch bat and its weight is 22oz you have a -10 drop.
It doesn't "affect" the bat. Drop is the difference of the length and the weight.
Yes you drop the bat after you hit the ball.
It is a 33 inch 23 oz bat.
drop means how many ounces it is lighter than the length of the bat for example a drop -10 on a 32" bat would be 22 ounces
After the ball is hit, the batter MUST drop the bat at home plate. It is important to remember not to "throw" the bat behind you in a game. It could result in an automatic out.
The drop is the weight of the bat in relationship to the length. If you have a 32 inch bat and a -10 drop the weight is 22 ounces. If you have a 32 inch bat and a -9 drop the weight is 23 ounces.
There is no limit to the drop; that only applies to baseball. The only requirement for a softball bat to be used in high school softball is that it must be ASA (Amateur Softball Association) approved and so marked on the bat. The current marking is the phrase ASA 2004 inside the outline of a home plate.
That is referred to as the drop. It is the difference between the bat length and the weight. If the bat is 32 inches long and the drop is -10 the weight is 22oz. If bat is 32 inches and the drop is -12 then the weight is 20oz.
its the weight of the bat the heavier the bat the further the ball will go the same in fast pitch softball
-8 Means that it's a drop 8 bat, and that is just the difference between your length and weight of your bat.
SCN7B is a -9 drop SCN6B is a -10 drop