2018 Bat Standards

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Updated Thursday November 16, 2017 by Jim Wyskiewicz.

New Bat Regulations for the 2018 Baseball season!
“Bats used in Cal Ripken Baseball must have the USA Baseball stamp and have a diameter of 2 5/8" or less.”


The new USA Baseball bat standard (USABat), which will apply to bats that are classified below the NCAA and NFHS level of play, will be implemented on January 1, 2018, allowing the bat manufacturers sufficient time to bring these bats to the marketplace.

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NCAA and NFHS BBCOR approved bats For the current list of approved bats, use this link USA Baseball list of approved bats