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What is a good sizing chart for youth baseball bats?

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JustBats.com provides a good sizing chart for youth baseball bats, as of 2015. To use the chart, one must know the child's height and weight.

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Youth bats range in length from 26 to 34 inches and a drop between minus 10 and minus 13.5. A bat's drop is its length to weight ratio. A bat that is long and light swings fast, but with little inertia. A bat that is short and heavy swings more slowly, but has greater inertia. Select a bat by first getting a correct length using the sizing chart. Find the proper drop by trying several bats in the correct length and selecting the one that is easiest for the player to control.

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