Which Bat Hits Further

Composite, BBCOR, or Wood

By: Brock Barbay and Craig Erlanson

Our experiment was to answer the age old question on which bat would hit further. The composite bats hit the furthest because the ball exit speed was the highest. The BBCOR bat was second and ahead of the wooden bat because it is safer and has a lower trampoline effect on the ball. Wooden bats are used in the MLB because they have the lowest ball exit speed and lowest trampoline effect on the baseball