New Little League Rules Regarding BASEBALL BatsUpdatedFriday April 23, 2021 byFranklin Little League.
Beginning with the 2018 season, non-wood and laminated bats used in the Junior, Intermediate, Major, Minor, Rookie, Tee-Ball, as well as Challenger, Baseball Divisions shall bear the USA Baseball logo signifying that the bat meets the USABat – USA Baseball’s Youth Bat Performance Standard. All BPF – 1.15 bats will be prohibited beginning with the 2018 season. Additionally, starting in 2018, the bat diameter shall not exceed 2⅝ inches for these divisions of play. Additional information is available at LittleLeague.org/batinfo.
Softball Divisions are unaffected by these new rules.