Minnetonka Baseball Association is a program of service to the youth of our community. It is geared to provide an outlet of healthful activity and training under good leadership in an atmosphere of wholesome community participation.

2018 MBA Bat Requirements 10-15 YO Travel Teams

Link to MBL/MBT Bat Standards for these specific teams

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2018 MBA Bat Requirements Community Team

4-9 year olds – Maximum diameter at the thickest part:

2 1/4" or less:

With unlimited weight differential with a BPF rating of 1.15 and USSSA stamp on the taper or stamped approved by USA Bat or stamped approved by Babe Ruth with the 1.15 BPF rating.

 

10-13 year olds – Maximum diameter at the thickest part:

2 1/4” or less:

With unlimited weight differential with a BPF rating of 1.15 and USSSA stamp on the taper or stamped approved by USA Bat or stamped approved by Babe Ruth with the 1.15 BPF rating.

 2 1/2” or less,  2 5/8” or less,  2 3/4” or less:

With minus 10 weight differential with a BPF rating of 1.15 and the new  USSSA stamp on the taper or stamped approved by Babe Ruth with the 1.15 BPF rating.)

or

With minus 11 weight differential stamped approved by USA Bat

 *** Note that big barrel bats are allowed, but not required.

 

14 year olds – Maximum diameter at the thickest part:      

2 3/4” or less:

With minus 5 weight differential with a BPF rating of 1.15 and the new USSSA stamp on the taper or stamped approved by Babe Ruth with the 1.15 BPF rating OR minus 5 weight differential on a BBCOR bat.

or

With minus 5 weight differential stamped approved by USA Bat

 

15-18 year olds - Maximum diameter at the thickest part:  

2 5/8” or less:

With minus 3 weight differential and be BBCOR approved.

or

With minus 3 weight differential stamped approved by USA Bat

 

***Exception:   14-15 Travel "A" and Community 14/15, we will use the 14 year old bat rule.

*Wood bats approved for all ages

Document updated December 7, 2017 bks