Oct 27

Bat Standards for 2018

MSF will NOT be changing its bat standards for youth baseball for the 2018 season. The same standard as 2017 shall apply for tournament play.

 

CURRENT BAT STANDARDS:

10-14 year old teams:

Bats with a barrel larger than 2 1/4” in diameter must:
1) have the new 1.15 BPF approved stamp; or
2) have a BBCOR stamp; or
3) be a wooden bat

10-14 year old teams:

Bats with a barrel of 2 1/4” in diameter must:

1) have the new 1.15 BPF approved stamp; or
2) have the old BPF 1.15 mark; or
3) be a wooden bat

15 year old teams:
Bats must comply with NFHS standards

 

Below bat specifications are in addition to the bat standards above:

10-U, 11-U, 12-U, 13-U:

Bats must either be 2.25” (without weight restrictions) or be between 2.5” and 2.75” and have a -10 differential or less (example: 30 inches, 20 oz is a -10 differential)

14-U:

Bats must be 2.75” or smaller with a -5 differential or less