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Re: Ban Aluminum Bats

Posted by: George () on Tue May 29 16:55:56 2007

> My son has been hit twice with a ball , both injuries requiring 64 stitches to his mouth and 33 stitches to his right (pitchin) hand.
> Because of increse speed and velocity of the ball when batters use a aluminum bat , along with the shorter distance to the fielder especially the Pitcher, makes using these bats in TeeBall and Little League ( In my opinion) accidents waiting to happen. As we saw in
> Wayne NJ where one player died after being hit in the chest with a ball hit off an aluminum bat. BTW, parent of the next Derek Jeeter, the major's DONT use aluminum bats

Danny. You might have to have your kid play the outfield as a suggestion. Because if more kids learn rotational hitting properly at an early age more kids will get hurt which is a consequence of playing an infield position. To often we forget that the majority of kids have not developed the motor skills necessary to field at the increased velocity levels of a well struck line drive or sharp ground ball by an advanced hitter who should perhaps be graduated to the next level.


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