This 2017 Louisville Slugger Prime 917 is new, improved, and ready to prove. Maximum power, ultimate speed, and an industry leading balance are just a few characteristics to describe the Prime 917. This model provides you with the best of both worlds having a huge, extended barrel and a light swing weight which is ideal for both power and contact hitters alike. Get your bat through the zone fast with top of the line control. Slugger's innovative three-piece, 100% composite design features the new MicroForm composite material and the patented Fused Carbon Structure (FCS) to provide maximum pop right out of the wrapper and one of the largest sweet spots ever. Combine that with the new and improved TRU3 which allows for independent movement between the barrel and the handle which controls vibration and provides unmatched feel on contact. To top it off, each Prime 917 comes wrapped with a new, custom Lizard Skin premium performance bat grip for the ultimate comfort and enhanced tackiness. Louisville Slugger, a name associated with only the best bats in baseball, always puts unparalleled performance in the hands of the nation's players. Power In Numbers!
This 2017 Louisville Slugger Prime 917 BBCOR Baseball Bat: BBP9173 features a -3 length to weight ratio, a 2 5/8 inch barrel diameter, and the BBCOR certification making it legal for play at the high school and collegiate level.