Regulation Baseball Bat Size for Cal Ripken/Babe RuthUpdated Tuesday April 5, 2016 by Chris Ratzlaff.
2016 Baseball Bat Announcement:
Effective this season, JL Hutchinson League will adhere to the following 2016 Babe Ruth Baseball, Inc. bat regulations:
Cal Ripken League (12 years old and under)
The bat may not exceed 33” in length, and the bat barrel may not exceed 2 1/4 in diameter. All bats must also be marked with a BPF 1.15.
Babe Ruth League (13-15 year olds)
The bat may not exceed 34” in length, and the bat barrel may not exceed 2 5/8 in diameter. All bats must also be marked with a BPF 1.15.
*If your child’s bat does not meet these 2016 standards, it will be considered illegal for league play. Please refer to baberuthleague.org for more information.