## What does the minus mean on baseball bats?

Weight differential (or drop) — Refers to the difference between the length of the bat (in inches) and the weight of the bat (in ounces). It is always shown as a minus number and the higher the weight drop, the lighter the bat (if the length is the same). For example, a 28” bat with a -10 drop weighs 18 oz.

## What does negative 10 mean on a softball bat?

This is called drop” and is a negative number denoting the amount of ounces the bat weighs less than the amount of inches its length. For example

a 30-inch bat that weighs 20 ounces is a -10.

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## What is a negative 10 bat?

This is called drop” and is a negative number denoting the amount of ounces the bat weighs less than the amount of inches its length. For example

a 30-inch bat that weighs 20 ounces is a -10. The greatest differential commonly found is -12 for youth bats.

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## What does the number on a wooden bat mean?

Weight A bat is measured in its “drop.” A bat “drop” is a negative number showing the bat’s length to weight differential. For example if a bat is 33 inches and has a drop weight of (-3) the bat will weigh 30 ounces. The bigger the drop weight, the lighter the bat will be.

## What does the number mean on a bat?

This is called drop” and is a negative number denoting the amount of ounces the bat weighs less than the amount of inches its length. For example

a 30-inch bat that weighs 20 ounces is a -10. The greatest differential commonly found is -12 for youth bats.

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## What do numbers on wood bats mean?

It refers to the difference between the length of the bat (in inches) and the weight of the bat (in ounces). It is always shown as a minus number and the higher the weight drop, the lighter the bat. For example, a baseball bat with a -10 weight drop would be lighter than a bat with a -3 weight drop.

## What does a 32 bat mean?

Bat weight is measured in ounces (oz.). A bat’s weight is often tied to its “weight drop” — its length in inches versus its weight in ounces. For instance, a 32-inch, 22-ounce bat would be referred to as a -10 bat.

## What is a 271 wood bat?

The 271 is a more balanced wood bat and is one of the most popular pro models we produce. Featuring a 7/8 handle and a 2 9/16″ barrel diameter. This pro grade wood bat design was originally developed to reduce hand and wrist injuries.

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## What does negative number on a bat mean?

Weight differential (or drop) — Refers to the difference between the length of the bat (in inches) and the weight of the bat (in ounces). It is always shown as a minus number and the higher the weight drop, the lighter the bat (if the length is the same). For example, a 28” bat with a -10 drop weighs 18 oz.

## What does drop 12 mean on a softball bat?

The smaller the drop, the heavier the bat. In each of those categories, there will be a number e.g. -10oz, -11oz, -12oz etc. Those numbers are the DROP that represent the weight difference between the length and the actual weight of the bat.

## What does minus 3 bat mean?

For anyone who is wondering, a drop 3 baseball bat is one that has a length to weight ratio of -3. This means that the difference between the length of the bat in inches and its weight is about 3. These bats are most often found at the high school/college level of play.

## What do the negative numbers on a softball bat mean?

length to weight ratio

## What do the numbers mean on wood bats?

It refers to the difference between the length of the bat (in inches) and the weight of the bat (in ounces). It is always shown as a minus number and the higher the weight drop, the lighter the bat. For example, a baseball bat with a -10 weight drop would be lighter than a bat with a -3 weight drop.