by: Dublin Little League

New Bat Rules for 2018 Season


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.

by: Dublin Little League