The Prime 916 has a large sweet spot with “extreme” barrel flex and dramatically reduced vibration. It’s available in BBCOR, $400; 2 3/4-inch and 2 5/8-inch big-barrel Senior League models, $350; and a 2 1/4-inch Youth Baseball model, $300. All Prime 916 Louisville Slugger bats feature Lizard Skins Grips. The Prime 916 Senior League 2 3/4-inch barrel is now 27 percent longer, while the Prime 916 Youth barrel is 12 percent longer, creating larger sweet spots.
Built for “driving the ball and going deep,” the Select 716 combines Louisville Slugger’s AC21 alloy barrel with the patented TRU3 Explosive Power Transfer technology and hybrid three-piece construction. The bat also features a massive sweet spot, dramatically reduced vibration, Lizard Skins Grips, maximum barrel flex and “an explosive trampoline-like swing.” It’s available in BBCOR, $300; 2 ¾-inch and 2 5/8-inch big-barrel Senior League models, $250; as well as a 2 ¼-inch Youth Baseball model, $180. The Select 716 is the bat of choice among Louisville Slugger’s Top 25 college teams, including Florida State, Louisville and North Carolina.
The Omaha 516 is said to be “the most proven one-piece bat and most consistent high-performance bat in baseball.” Made with Louisville Slugger’s new exclusive lightweight 7U1 alloy, the Omaha 516 delivers a large sweet spot, superior balance, maximum barrel flex and a lighter swing weight. The Omaha 516 is available in BBCOR, $200; 2 ¾-inch and 2 5/8-inch big-barrel Senior League models, $150; and a 2 ¼-inch Youth Baseball model, $100. The Senior League models have barrels that are 40 percent longer, while the Youth models have barrels that are 25 percent longer, creating larger sweet spots.
“The key to success at the plate is finding a bat that feels comfortable because comfort translates to confidence,” saidJim Earley, Louisville Slugger bat research and development director. “We’ve created three uniquely different and innovative performance bats that help hitters with different swing styles have the confidence to be their best every time they step to the plate.”