Rawlings provides the baseball market with it's Rawlings Machine. The Machine series has been the home of Rawlings top of the line baseball bats including a fulll composite BBCOR. Currently, it is the ultimate t ball bat and will be the reason that your child falls in love with the great game of baseball. You simply will not be able to go wrong with this starter bat. It doesn't break the bank either because it is a mere $24.95. It is created with a durable alloy. So, any accidental drops of the bat on concrete by young kids will not result in damage. This alloy also creates a consistent balance in the swing. It is not top heavy, and leaves kids learning to swing the right way. Once they learn how to swing correctly, they may move to top heavy bats to get a little more distance on the ball. Rawlings is a company that continually produces great products and this doesn't fall short of that standard.