Mar 21, 2016 | Mike Reid | 2949 views
New Bat Rules for 2017
Please note the following change when buying a new bat for the upcoming season........
BAT RULES (P2-5)
a) The legal diameter for bats shall be 2 3/4" (2016). For the 2017 baseball season, the maximum legal
diameter of the barrel of the bat shall be 2 5/8”.
b) Subject to the following, in addition to wooden bats, metal bats shall be allowed in Rep play.
For all Minor Peewee and Peewee play, metal bats with a length to weight difference of -10 or less are permitted.
For all levels of play Minor Bantam and above, only wood bats, bamboo bats and wood composite bats will be allowed. Wood composite bats include wood bats with fibreglass sheathing and wood barreled bats with composite handles. Wood composite bats do not include any bat that has any metallic component.