When will the act of banning aluminum bats in Illinois take place?

Answer There is, as of April 2010, no pending legislation that would outlaw the use of aluminum bats in Illinois. The subject has been one of frequent debate, however, since the mid-2000s. In 2007, the I... Read More »

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Who invented aluminum bats?

According to Power Metal Technologies, a company that works with metals used for sportings equipment, the aluminum baseball bat was first patented in 1924 by William Shroyer, but the bats were not ... Read More »

Do aluminum bats wear out?

Aluminum bats do wear out. The repeated stress of contact with a baseball causes bats to fatigue after about 600 hits. To make your bat last longer, avoid batting practice in cold weather, and rota... Read More »

What are aluminum bats made of?

Aluminum bats are made from aluminum alloys that have varying degrees of strength. Aluminum bats also are made from carbon fiber. Aluminum bats lined with graphite and titanium are lightweight, all... Read More »

When were aluminum bats invented?

The first aluminum bat was introduced by the Worth company in 1970. It produced a one-piece bat and an official Little League aluminum bat in 1972. The first college aluminum bat was not produced u... Read More »