BBCORBatted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (baseball bat performance measurement)
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A BBCOR bat is designed to absorb much of the power coming from the ball by reducing the "sweet spot" of the bat, minimizing the 'trampoline effect.
BBCOR bats are tested by the NCAA using ASTM F2219, Standard Test Methods for Measuring High-Speed Bat Performance.
The new BBCOR bats have had a significant impact on baseball.
These statistics clearly show the impact BBCOR bats are having on the game of baseball.
BBCOR stands for "Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution," which was introduced as the movement to control the speed of the ball as it comes off an aluminum bat, gained momentum over the last few years.
All high school aluminum and composite barrels with -3 drop weights must meet BBCOR certification standards and display an official BBCOR logo.
Sports Authority offers the best variety of BBCOR approved bats from Easton, Demarini, Louisville Slugger and Rawlings from $39.
Sports Authority is proud to offer a unique variety of BBCOR certified bats to our customers and provide the knowledge and products they need to accommodate the regulation changes," said Jeffrey Schumacher, CMO, Sports Authority.
We have been in full BBCOR production for months and are committed to offering the most new technologies, the best values, and the largest selection of price points to support all levels of high school play, just as we have done for many, many years," said Mike Zlaket, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Easton Baseball/Softball.
Sports Authority has been working with officials at CIF to ensure BBCOR bats are available at all California Sports Authority locations to accommodate for the new rule.
In order to help offset the cost of the new required BBCOR bats, Sports Authority is offering customers a $25 cash card when they spend $100 or more on their BBCOR purchase at Sports Authority retail locations to be used on a future purchase.
Associates have been trained as the "authority" on the new BBCOR standards to best assist customers to make the best purchasing decision on BBCOR-certified products, including: