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By Bat Digest
Updated August 12, 2023
Over the years, we've spent countless hours testing, measuring and hitting with composite wood bats. We think the best composite wood bat is either the Baum or the Brett Bros. However, bats like DeMarini's DX series as well as Mizuno's Bamboo Carbon Composite are with a look too.
The right composite wood bat is, foremost, the right size composite wood bat. Most composite wood bats swing heavy, so sizing down an inch from your alloy/composite gamer might be prudent. In any case, getting the right size should be the most important thing on your list. Get the right size before you get the 'best' model.
Composite wood bats are a category of bats made from wood parts. These wood parts are often reinforced by composite (plastic) parts.
These wood parts might include entire strips of wood or the sawdust from the wood shavings glued together. Often, these composite wood bats are made from only one type of tree, so that you can find Maple, Birch, or Ash composite wood bats.
A composite wood bat is helpful for a few groups of players.