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***2017 Season Bat Rule Update***
Submitted By Mike Thompson on Thursday, December 29, 2016
Please note the revised change when buying a new bat for the upcoming season........

a)      The legal diameter for bats shall be 2 3/4" OR 2-5/8" for the 2017 baseball season.  (Both Baseball Canada and Baseball Ontario have changed the rule to include both sizes.

b)      Subject to the following, in addition to wooden bats, metal bats shall be allowed in Rep play. For all Minor Peewee and Peewee play, metal bats with a length to weight difference of -10 or less are permitted.  For all levels of play Minor Bantam and above, only wood bats, bamboo bats and wood composite bats will be allowed. Wood composite bats include wood bats with fibreglass sheathing and wood barrelled bats with composite handles. Wood composite bats do not include any bat that has any metallic component. 
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