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Great message from a terrific customer...

Lee on our staff received this great message this morning. As he said "what a great start to the day". I passed it on to Barry Bonds..... Message:Back in 2002 I was 14 years old and my mom bought two bats from you. I remember it vividly, I searched the early internet for the exact bat Mr. Barry Bonds used. After much research I discovered your remarkable baseball bat. This was also back in the day when you had to hand fill out the order and call in.I just wanted to say thank you for providing such an awesome baseball...


Youth Models

Now that we understand what the new USA Bat Regulations mean…….. let’s take a look at the different models that may be best for the young superstar! DROP 5 SERIES The Drop 5 Series is the perfect option for those who want to start swinging wood. At a full drop 5 length to weight ratio, they are all easy swinging bats. If you need a larger barrel but are not quite ready for a full size adult bat, these are the models for you. A great transition bats from Little League. The Drop 5 series Sam Bats offer a larger...


What do the New USA Bat Regulations Mean For You?

The new USA Bat Regulations for youth players has caused some confusion when it comes to what is eligible and what is not. Youth bats may now have up to a 2 5/8 barrel, up drastically from the 2 1/4 in previous years. However, the 2 5/8 is a max and the barrel can still be smaller. When it comes to wood bats the regulations are simple. Any single piece bat is automatically allowed and does not need a USA Bat logo. Since all our bats, even our Little League CD1 and DROP 5 Series, are made from a single piece...


What Models do the MVP’s Swing?

What model do the MVP’s swing?  Well, that is an interesting question. Like many players, both 2017 MVP’s have tried a few different models, with a few different names.  Jose Altuve used two different models during the regular season and playoffs; the JA27 and the CC8. The CC8 is also known as the MC1/CG1, which was originally designed by Chris Coghlan. The CC8 was a combination model put together by Chris because he loved the handle of the MC1, but the barrel of the CG1. Jose agreed and even though he had his own custom model already, decided to try...


One-Handed Trainer

The Sam Bat One-Handed Trainer is the perfect addition to your practice regime. The one-handed trainer is a shortened Sam Bat model with added weight, perfect for hitting off of a tee and building strength in your swing. Available in 28-30 inches long, the Trainer is a must have for all coaches, teams, and players looking to take their game to the next level.  Order yours today and Add To Your Arsenal   https://sambat.com/collections/sams-select-stock-bats/products/one-handed-trainer