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    New Bat Rules for 2022

    By Laura Devney 01/14/2022, 2:15pm CST

     

    For the 2022 MBL/MBT season, MBL/MBT will allow the use of both USA and USSSA approved stamped bats in our leagues as well as in tournament play.  The following bat regulations will be in place:

    9-11 year olds - Maximum diameter at the thickest part: 2 1/4", 2 1/2”, 2 5/8” or 2 ¾”   with UNLIMITED weight differential and a USSSA or USA mark and meet Bat Performance Standards.

     12-13 year olds - Maximum diameter at the thickest part:  2 1/4" or less with UNLIMITED weight differential and a USSSA or USA mark and meet Bat Performance Standards.

    12-13 year olds - Maximum diameter at the thickest part: 2 1/2", 2 5/8”, or 2 ¾” barrel with minus 10 weight differential and a USSSA or USA mark and meet Bat Performance Standards.

    14 year olds -    Maximum diameter at the thickest part:   2 3/4" or less barrel with  maximum minus 5 weight differential with USSSA or USA mark and   meet  Bat Performance Standards. (This includes 14/15A Division)

    15 year olds - Maximum diameter at the thickest part:       2 5/8" or less with a minus 3 weight differential and be BBCOR approved. 

    In length:…………………………...36" or less

    WOOD BATS ALLOWED AT ALL AGES