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Nov, 2017

New Nationwide Baseball Bat Rules

Starting in 2018, baseball bat standards are changing nationally.  Here is what you need to know when purchasing a new bat for the 2018 CLBR Season:

CLBR Major Division (13 Years Old - 15 Years Old)
  • Bats MUST have the new USA Baseball Stamp or a BBCOR .50 stamp with a 2 5/8" barrel
  • There is no "drop" or "minus" restriction for this level

CLBR Senior Division (16 Years Old - 19 Years Old) & Illinois High School Baseball
  • Bats must be stamped with a BBCOR .50 stamp with a 2 5/8" barrel
  • Bats must be Minus-3 (Drop 3)

Click here for more information and FAQs: 2018 Baseball Bat Rules