2018 Baseball Bat Rule

Here is the official rule from Cal Ripken Babe Ruth Headquarters:

 

 

  • Approved Bats - Cal Ripken Baseball and Babe Ruth Baseball
  1. Cal Ripken Division - All non-wood bats must have the USABat Marking. The Barrel Maximum is  2 5/8".   No BBCOR Bats are permitted in the Cal Ripken Division.  For the T-Ball Division, bats must be marked with the USABat T-Ball Stamp.
  2. Babe Ruth Baseball 13-15 Division – All non-wood bats must have the USABat Marking or marked BBCOR .50.  Bat Barrel - 2 5/8".
  3. Babe Ruth Baseball 16-18 Division - All non-wood bats MUST be a BBCOR .50 and no greater than a -3.  Barrel - 2 5/8".

 

by: Steve Troscianecki