2016 Louisville Slugger Prime 916 Review

The symbol of a Louisville Slugger is as synonymous with baseball as any other object or even person.

The company has been around for over a century; they have been in the game of making baseball bats since the late 1800’s. No one has been doing it as good as Louisville Slugger for as long as they have.

Thus, there is no one with the same level of experience and age old know-how.

Best Youth Big Barrel Bats for 2016

Youth Big Barrel Baseball Bats are typically called Senior League baseball bats. Whereas most standard youth bats have a barrel diameter of 2.25 inches, Youth Big Barrel bats have fatter barrels that usually run between 2.625 inches and 2.75 inches in diameter.

In addition, they are also a little heavier than a normal youth baseball bat. A Youth Big Barrel bat can have a length to weight ratio as great as -5.

Best Bat Grip Tape: A Buying Guide

Brief History of Baseball Bat Grip Tape

When the game of baseball was in its infancy and before Bud Hillerich convinced his father to turn their woodworking business into a bat manufacturer, after creating his first Louisville Slugger, baseball players would often whittle their own sticks out of whatever was available to them.