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In order to play the game well, you have to equip yourself with the best gear out there! That is just what Baseball360 can offer you. Find the best softball bats on the market on our website.



Buy the right softball bat for your needs!

Is your bat full of dents, burrs, cracks and sharp edges? That means it is time for you to buy a new one! We offer Softball bats that are certified, so find out which certifications your softball bat needs to be used in your league and buy it at Baseball360! We have a wide range of options for all players whether they be men and women.

Our options for softball bats includes:

  • Fastpitch Softball Bats
  • Slowpitch Softball Bats
  • ASA Softball Bats
  • USSSA Softball Bats
  • Aluminum Bats


What's the difference between wood, composite & metal softball bats?

Wood softball bats

Softball has long been played with conventional wood bats, such as those made of ash or maple. They are strong and long-lasting because they are made from a single piece of wood. Experienced players who have mastered good hitting techniques and the capacity to control the swing frequently favour these types of bats. More seasoned players frequently use wood bats because they have a smaller sweet spot than composite and metal bats.

Composite softball bats

Composite bats are a more recent innovation that combine a variety of materials, primarily carbon fibre, to increase their durability and impact resistance. Additionally, compared to wood bats, they have a bigger sweet spot, allowing for more forgiveness when making contact with the ball. For players of all skill levels, composite bats are a fantastic option because of this.

Metal softball bats

Metal bats are made from materials like aluminum or alloy and are designed to be more durable than wood bats. They are made for players who want their hits to have the most power and distance possible and have a larger sweet spot than wood bats.


What's the difference between a fastball bat and a slowball bat?

Slowball bats

The slower-paced sport of slowpitch softball calls for the use of slowpitch bats. Compared to fastpitch bats, they typically have a bigger barrel, which allows for more mass behind the hit and a stronger hit. Recreational players who want to hit the ball farther frequently use slowpitch bats.

Fastball bats

Fastpitch bats often have a smaller barrel and are made to be used in the faster-paced fastpitch softball game. The advantages of both composite and metal bats may be found in hybrid bats, which are constructed from a variety of materials. Depending on a player's skill level, playing style, and personal preferences, the optimum type of bat will vary.


Buy your new softball bat now!

Most brands like Rawlings, Louisville or Mizuno are providing a variety of softball bats, including wood, composite, metal, and slowpitch bats. Hybrid softball bats, which combine composite and metal materials, can offer the advantages of both types of bats and are a good option for players who want the best of both worlds with a more balanced softball bat. The best kind of bat for a softball player ultimately comes down to their skill level, playing style, and personal preferences.


Learn more about softball slowpitch bats and fastpitch bats

Today, the most popular type of softball bats are made from composite material. Composite is a type of carbon fiber material and it brings the best of both worlds from metal and wooden bats. They are created to be the best quality-price ratio for maximum performance.

Can you play softball with a baseball bat?

The answer is yes, you can play softball with your Louisville Slugger. However, if you are part of a league, depending on the restrictions they may not allow you to play with a baseball bat.

But more importantly, when you use a baseball bat to play softball you put yourself at a disadvantage. Softball bats are shorter and heavier, with a different sweet spot than baseball bats in order to hit the ball differently. Compared to baseballs, softballs have much slower pitch speeds and they have a different weight and size, which requires bats with different characteristics.


Which softball bat is right for me?

Choosing the right bat can be harder than it sounds. With so many options to choose from it can be tricky to pin down exactly what you're looking for. Luckily, Baseball360 offers a wide selection of softball bat lengths, barrel diameters, swing weights, and more. Whether you're on a college softball team or just looking to play with friends, we have a wide variety of softball bat brands to choose from!

Things to consider when purchasing a Softball Bat

When choosing a new bat there's many things you need to consider but one of the first should be what league the bat is approved for. While the difference might seem slight, certain softball leagues have specific requirements concerning weight ratio, swing speed, etc., so it's important to know beforehand.

Next, you'll want to consider what the optimal material is for your bat. Depending on the type of hitter you are, this can be an important choice.

Most slowpitch and fastpitch softball bats these days use a one-piece aluminum alloy body, and most governing bodies accept these kinds of bats. Aluminum softball bats provide an excellent balance of durability and hitting power, but some might find them a little heavy.

The primary alternative to aluminum, the carbon composite softball bat, has become a recent favourite of softball power hitters. These bats feature new technology using advanced carbon fiber composites to create a very powerful bat with a lighter weight than normal. Composite USSSA Softball bats have become very popular in recent years, but it should be noted that not all governing bodies allow bats with a composite construction. Make sure to be informed before making a purchase.


How to break in a softball bat?

To break in a softball bat, fastpitch softball bat or slowpitch bat, you simply need to use it a lot before a game. We recommend that softball players take their bat to a batting range and hit it multiple times while turning it every couple hits. When you are sure that the surface of your bat has been hit it is a good start. Take the first swings nice and easy! As you go and hit the ball you can start to increase the intensity of your swings.

If you have more questions about how to break-in your softball bats you can always contact one of our employees for information!


Book a batting cage with us to break in your softball bat

You can book a batting cage if you wish to break-in your bat with us! We have batting cages in Trois-Riviere and Quebec. Choose the city that is closest to you and come practice your swing with us. No matter your skill level, if you want help we even have experts on site that can help you finesse your swing.


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What brands of softball bats are available at Baseball360?

Baseball360 offers a wide variety of softball bat brands, including Louisville Slugger, Miken, Worth, and Easton. We carry Fastpitch Softball Bats, Slowpitch Softball Bats, and other premiere softball equipment, ensuring the best selection for all types of softball players.

What types of materials are used in making softball bats?

Softball bats are made from a variety of materials, including wood, alloy, aluminum, composite, and hybrid options. Advanced carbon fiber materials, metal materials, and composite materials are used to ensure maximum performance and durability. Aluminum alloy blends and mako alloy are also used for one-piece aluminum alloy body bats.

What is the difference between fastpitch softball bats and slow pitch softball bats?

Fastpitch Softball Bats are designed for the faster-paced fastpitch softball game, generally used in competitive leagues and college softball teams. Slow pitch Softball Bats are geared towards recreational softball leagues and the more leisurely slow pitch softball games. The bats differ in weight, barrel diameters, swing weights, and sweet spots to accommodate the respective styles of play.

What is the difference between aluminum, composite, and hybrid slow-pitch softball bats?

Aluminum softball bats are made from a single piece of material and provide a durable, low-cost option. Composite softball bats are made from carbon fiber composite materials, offering a lighter weight and higher performance. Hybrid softball bats combine the best of both worlds, featuring an alloy or aluminum barrel with a composite handle for optimal performance and durability.

How do I care for my slow-pitch softball bat to ensure maximum performance and longevity?

To maintain your slow-pitch softball bat's performance, follow these tips:

  1. Avoid using your bat in extreme temperatures, as this can damage the material and impact its performance.
  2. Store your bat in a cool, dry place when not in use.
  3. Regularly inspect your bat for any cracks, dents, or other signs of damage.
  4. Rotate your bat slightly after each hit during practice to ensure even wear on the barrel.
  5. Clean your bat with mild soap and water to remove dirt and debris, then dry it thoroughly.

How can I find the best slow-pitch softball bat for my specific type of hitter?

The ideal slow-pitch softball bat depends on your preferences, skill level, and type of hitter. Power hitters may prefer a bat with an end-loaded weight distribution for maximum power, while contact hitters may opt for a balanced bat for better control and faster swing speeds. Test different bat options and consult with experienced players or coaches to determine the best fit for your playing style.

Are there any specific slow-pitch softball bats designed for seniors or players with limited mobility?

Yes, there are slow-pitch softball bats specifically designed for senior players and those with limited mobility. Bats such as the Slowpitch Softball Bat SSUSA cater to these players by offering a lighter weight and optimized swing weight for improved control and ease of use.


Advantage of choosing Baseball360

We select our employees to be well informed about these batting sports and help our clients make the best decisions. We offer all the top brands and equipment, including Easton, Louisville and DeMarini Softball bats. Baseball360 offers great customer service with expert advice and we are proud to be able to answer any questions you may have. Our experts will be able to serve you and answer all of your concerns.

We offer the best softball bats on the market with an unrivaled customer service

What other gear goes along a softball bat?

Whether you want to play baseball or softball, the bat is only one of the many pieces of equipment you need to practice the sport. Baseball360 is proud to offer the best and most durable baseball equipment you need:

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