What size bat should I buy? Great question! I get asked this question often and I by no means consider myself an expert. I know the size bat Lefty uses but when it comes to this big purchase and choosing a baseball bat, I think we could all use some help.
I prefer not to spend a car payment on a bat for Lefty, but I also want him to have decent bat. I also like to compare multiple bats before I make a purchasing decision.
I found a really cool tool called Bat Coach on www.baseballbats.com. This tool walks you through about 8 questions ranging from Do you know the player’s approximate height and weight?, Do you have a manufacturer(s) preference? and Do you have a price preference? Then it provides suggestions for you to consider. It is a quick and easy way to start your search for the correct size bat for your young ball player.
I have not purchased a bat from Baseballbats.com but I did run through the tool and it gave me the size bat Lefty is currently using (sorry Lefty… no new bat for you!) Pricing seems reasonable and I did contact their Support email to inform about this post and they responded quickly which was nice to see.
Give it a try.
Bat Coach on Baseballbats.com
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