So how do we detect the presence of "bat rolling? Sportsaz- NDT testing equipment is readily avaliable to test the thickness of material such as a baseball bat Aluminum or composite, same machine. Other factors, as suggested, would shoot a jhole in this approach. When the coach comes running out of the dugout after the girl hits a home run and picks up the bat before she touches all the bases. Originally posted by PA Dino:
Per NFHS, we are not checking all the bats and equipment before the games anymore. It's exactly the same as your example. My question is has anyone come across a rolled bat and if so what tipped it off. Whether the disguised bat is an extremely high performance composite or titanium bat, the fact is that a player who uses such a bat is using a bat which exceeds the performance limits set by the governing association and is lying about it by disguising the bat as a legal model. I've never seen it in action, but I hear it's pretty accurate.
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You are correct our end caps are grooved and you will either destroy the end cap or bat when removing. I am being naive to think it already isn't happening. Bat manufactures don't set the bat standards, that is done by the softball organization and we have to pay them for every bat we produce with their stamp on it. Ripken Baseball members 21 Comments 9 Likes. However, be careful with this, as small rocks can also get wedged between the end cap and the barrel, causing a similar effect. For disguising illegal titanium slow-pitch softball bats, a popular target choice for a while seemed to be the Cryogenic Equalizer 2.
Sometimes, bat doctors will overdo it when they roll or vise a bat. I know you don't need a lecture and I'm sorry if you feel like I'm giving you one but I've spent just a little bit of time around softball as both DamonJ and Accuracyinc will tell you. This article describes some of the more popular techniques currently being used by players, especially in slow-pitch softball. This label could be either a sticker or a permanent screen on the bat. Both methods are difficult to detect. Anyone recall the George Brett home run that was over ruled because of a challenge Occasionally, you can feel the ridges between the areas that were rolled, but it's rare.