Rawlings Wood Velo Bat
The Rawlings Wood Velo Bat can help any athlete capitalize on the many documented advantages of training and playing with a wood bat. With more research praising the advantages of wood bats, these bats are becoming more popular with amateur athletes. Wood bats have a benefit over aluminum bats because they are better at teaching hitting technique. As a training tool, wood bats are highly effective because the athlete can see, hear, and feel a good hit. Emerging players training with a wood bat will also grasp the strike zone faster, leading to better pitch selection. Training with a wood bat versus an aluminum bat is imperative for athletes looking to play at the higher levels.
Rawlings Velo Composite Wood Bat
The Rawlings Velo Composite woodbat is designed with a 110 pro shape and a -3 oz weight drop. The pro cupped end ensures that the Rawlings Wood Velo bat will provide maximum stability and balance. Superior comfort and control come with the addition of the 15/16" handle. This Rawlings bat uses a mix of maple and bamboo, providing both the strongest and most eco-friendly bats available. For the bat's handle and middle taper area Rawlings uses the most resistant section of the bamboo plant. This wood strength makes this bat more durable and designed to last longer than other models. The Rawlings Wood Velo bat has a larger hitting surface, thus increasing the "sweet spot". With a more balanced weight distribution than other bats, this design is intended for players wanting to improve their swing speed. Because wood bats are more prone to breakage than their aluminum counterparts, this bat comes with a 90-day manufacturer's warranty.
Maple and Birch Bats
The Rawlings Wood Velo bat is available in Maple and Birch wood models as well. These bats do not come with a warranty, but they are very durable baseball bats. Both models come with a bat grip on the handle. These wood bats have been some of Rawlings most popular wood bats in recent years. Since 1887 Rawlings has been developing and producing a variety of football, baseball, and basketball product lines. As a market leader, Rawlings is a sponsor and official supplier of teams at both the amateur and professional levels.