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2018 Bat Guidelines

New Little League Bat Guidelines

Please note that as of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard will be implemented. Little League-approved baseball bats that are approved for use for the 2017 season will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity starting on January 1, 2018. For more information on the USABat standard and a complete list of bats approved through the USABat Standard.  All bats must be marked with the USABat label in order to be used in Little League Baseball®. All bats marked with the BFP 1.15 will not be permitted to be used in any Little League activities, including practices or games.  For more information on the USABat standard and a complete list of bats approved through the USABat Standard, visit usabat.com.

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2017-2018 Bat Comparison Chart

Minors & Majors2017
BPF 1.15 marking/ 2 ¼” barrel maximum 
 2018
USA Baseball marking
2 5/8” barrel maximum
 Intermediate (50/70) & Junior 2017
1) 2 ¼" alloy/metal barrel with BPF stamp of 1.15
2) 2 5/8" alloy/metal barrel (no marking required)
3) 2 5/8" composite barrel with BBCOR stamp
 2018
USA Baseball marking
2 5/8” barrel maximum
NO BBCOR ALLOWED


Please look for the USAbat label when purchasing your new bat




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