Softball bat - Find the Ideal Softball Bats
In order to play the game well, you have to equip yourself with the best gear out there! That is just what Baseball360 can offer you. Find the best softball bats on the market on our website.
Buy the Right Bat for Your Needs!
Is your bat full of dents, burrs, cracks and sharp edges? That means it is time for you to buy a new one! We offer Softball bats that are certified, so find out which certifications your softball bat needs to be used in your league and buy it at Baseball360! We have options for all players whether they be men and women. Our options for softball bats includes:
- Fastpitch Softball Bats
- Slowpitch Softball Bats
- ASA Softball Bats
- USSSA Softball Bats
- Aluminum Bats
Learn More About Softball Slowpitch Bats and Fastpitch Bats
Today, the most popular type of softball bats are made from composite material. Composite is a type of carbon fiber material and it brings the best of both worlds from metal and wooden bats. They are created to be the best quality-price ratio for maximum performance.
Can you Play Softball with a Baseball Bat?
The answer is yes, you can play softball with your Louisville Slugger. However, if you are part of a league, depending on the restrictions they may not allow you to play with a baseball bat.
But more importantly, when you use a baseball bat to play softball you put yourself at a disadvantage. Softball bats are shorter and heavier, with a different sweet spot than baseball bats in order to hit the ball differently. Compared to baseballs, softballs have much slower pitch speeds and they have a different weight and size, which requires bats with different characteristics.
Which Softball Bat is right for me?
Choosing the right bat can be harder than it sounds. With so many options to choose from it can be tricky to pin down exactly what you're looking for. Luckily, Baseball360 offers a wide selection of softball bat lengths, barrel diameters, swing weights, and more. Whether you're on a college softball team or just looking to play with friends, we have a wide variety of softball bat brands to choose from!
Things to consider when purchasing a Softball Bat
When choosing a new bat there's many things you need to consider but one of the first should be what league the bat is approved for. While the difference might seem slight, certain softball leagues have specific requirements concerning weight ratio, swing speed, etc., so it's important to know beforehand.
Next, you'll want to consider what the optimal material is for your bat. Depending on the type of hitter you are, this can be an important choice.
Most slowpitch and fastpitch softball bats these days use a one-piece aluminum alloy body, and most governing bodies accept these kinds of bats. Aluminum softball bats provide an excellent balance of durability and hitting power, but some might find them a little heavy.
The primary alternative to aluminum, the carbon composite softball bat, has become a recent favourite of softball power hitters. These bats feature new technology using advanced carbon fiber composites to create a very powerful bat with a lighter weight than normal. Composite USSSA Softball bats have become very popular in recent years, but it should be noted that not all governing bodies allow bats with a composite construction. Make sure to be informed before making a purchase.
How to Break In a Slowpitch Softball Bat?
To break in a softball bat you simply need to use it a lot before a game. We recommend that softball players take their bat to a batting range and hit it multiple times while turning it every couple hits. When you are sure that the surface of your bat has been hit it is a good start. Take the first swings nice and easy! As you go and hit the ball you can start to increase the intensity of your swings.
If you have more questions about how to break-in your softball bats you can always contact one of our employees for information!
Book a Batting Cage with Us to Break in Your Softball Bat
You can book a batting cage if you wish to break-in your bat with us! We have batting cages in Trois-Riviere and Quebec. Choose the city that is closest to you and come practice your swing with us. No matter your skill level, if you want help we even have experts on site that can help you finesse your swing.
BOOK A BATTING CAGE TO BREAK IN YOUR SOFTBALL BAT
Advantage of choosing Baseball360
We select our employees to be well informed about these batting sports and help our clients make the best decisions. We offer all the top brands and equipment, including Easton, Louisville and DeMarini Softball bats. Baseball360 offers great customer service with expert advice and we are proud to be able to answer any questions you may have. Our experts will be able to serve you and answer all of your concerns.