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New Bat Rules for 2018 Season
by posted 08/13/2017


Starting on January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Standard will be implemented across all Little League baseball divisions and Little League-approved bats will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity.

2017-2018 Bat Comparison Chart
Minors & Majors
2017
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
Senior
2017
ALL bats must be BBCOR
2018
ALL bats must be BBCOR
For more information see littleleague.org.
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