Does a Bat Finish Really Make a Difference?

Does a Bat Finish Really Make a Difference?

Not all bats are created equal.  From the type of wood used to the manufacturing process, how a bat is made more than an art form, its a science.

 So does a finish really make a difference on a bat’s performance?  The answer is…yes!

A hard finish on a baseball bat is beneficial for several reasons:

  1. Durability: A hard finish on a baseball bat helps to protect the wood from denting, chipping, and cracking during use. This helps to extend the lifespan of the bat and ensures that it can be used for a longer period of time.
  2. Enhanced Performance: A hard finish helps improve the bat's performance by reducing the amount of energy lost upon contact with the ball. This can result in greater exit velocity and increase distance when hit correctly.
  3. Aesthetics: A hard finish can provide a sleek, glossy appearance to the bat, enhancing its visual appeal.

At ProBats we are proud to have one of the hardest wood finishes in the game.  Our finish along with our manufacturing process also makes our bats one of the highest performing wood baseball bats you can swing.

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