Louisville Slugger Proven Review

The Louisville Slugger Proven is an excellent youth fastpitch bat for young players looking for something lightweight and easy to control. This bat was crafted with a 100% composite design, and a one-piece build so that it stays solid upon contact with the ball. The Proven was also built to minimize negative feedback and vibrations, so players don’t have to worry about hand sting when making power hits.

Louisville Slugger 2018 Proven -13 Fast Pitch Bat, 29"/16 oz

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$52.75 $99.95

This bat was constructed with a 2 and 1/4 inch barrel diameter, and a -13 length to weight ratio. The 7/8 inch handle is comfortable and easy to hold with its synthetic grip, which is multi-coloured and visually stunning on the field.

Louisville Slugger is one of the oldest and most trusted brands on the market. The Louisville Proven lives up to this legendary brand’s high standard of quality and performance. This bat is approved for use in the ASA, USSSA, ISA, NSA, and ISF.

Features of the Louisville Slugger Proven:

  • Built with 100% Composite material
  • One-piece construction for a solid feel.
  • Eliminates negative feedback and vibrations to prevent hand sting.
  • Comfortable in the hand.
  • Light weight
  • Easy to control
  • Great bat for younger players.
  • -13 length to weight ratio.
  • 2 and 1/4 inch barrel diameter
  • 7/8 inch handle with synthetic grip.
  • One-year manufacturers warranty
  • Free shipping .
  • White, orange, and blue colour scheme.
  • Approved for use in all major softball leagues (ASA, USSSA, ISA, NSA, and ISF.)

Certifications/Approved for play in at least the following associations:

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Louisville 2020 Proven (-13) Fastpitch Bat, 31"/18 oz

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Louisville Slugger Fastpitch Proven 13 Softball Bat, 29"/16 oz

Last update was on: September 18, 2019 12:39 am
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$93.99
8.8 Total Score
Lightweight and Minimal Vibrations

The Louisville Slugger Proven is an excellent youth fastpitch bat for players looking for a lightweight, easy to control bat that also to minimizes vibrations.

9Expert Score
Distance / Pop
8
Speed
10
Vibration
10
Quality / Appearance
8
8.6User's score
Distance / Pop
7.3
Speed
10
Vibration
7.3
Quality / Appearance
10
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  1. 5
    Distance / Pop
    100
    Speed
    100
    Vibration
    100
    Quality / Appearance
    100

    I would highly recommend this bat, considering virtually every girl on my daughter’s team has the same one and they all love it. My daughter is hitting way harder with this bat, I’d assume because of the boost she’s getting from the -13, as other reviewers have noted. It’s also a very light bat compared to others, which makes it easier to control through the zone. As a result, I’ve seen my girl hit more consistently than ever with this Louisville. I’m glad I chose this bat, and it’s such a good value, what do you really have to lose?

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  2. 4
    Distance / Pop
    60
    Speed
    100
    Vibration
    60
    Quality / Appearance
    100

    Bought this for my 11 year old and she just loves it! It’s a very solid bat, and comes at an affordable price. Definitely good value. My daughter is getting a lot more pop from this bat than her previous one. The difference is pretty stark. I also like the -13 weighting as she has some trouble getting fast swing speeds, and this helps. The one-piece construction is solid. Some reviewers claim that it gives you hand sting, but this is only on indirect hits. And this is natural and not anything out of the ordinary. Unless your daughter is a real softy she won’t have any problems with it. The alternative is spending 200 – 300 on a two-piece constructed bat. But for the price, this bat is awesome!

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