Major Bat Rule Change 2018

UpdatedThursday February 20, 2020 byDenny Moton.

Rule changes for upcoming season:

Bat Standard - Effective January 1, 2018, all bats must meet new performance standards established by USA Baseball, the national governing body of amateur baseball in the United States.  The bat must not exceed 2 5/8”inches in diameter and must be stamped with  the  USA Baseball Logo.

All bats stamped “BPF 1.15” will not be legal for play in all age divisions beginning January 1, 2018.  A complete listing of approved bats is available at  

             More Information on the USABat Standard


Tee Ball Bat Exception – Old tee ball bats 26” or less, manufactured prior to new USA baseball standard may be used.