As a result, we consider the Easton Power Brigade bats "hot" out of the wrapper and ready to play with very little break-in required.
The BB13s2 or S2, is going to be a 2 piece bat also, but the barrel will be THT100 alloy (metal) with a composite handle.
The Marylebone Cricket Club was founded in 1787 and was responsible for codifying the rules on which the modern game of cricket is based. While the sports diverged with the formalization of cricket's rules and the 19th-century emergence of professional baseball in the U.
"Swinging Away: How Cricket and Baseball Connect" also traces the development of bats, balls and uniforms in each sport, featuring equipment used by stars from baseball's Babe Ruth to Barry Bonds and cricket's W. S., Chadwick says the two sports continued to influence and compete with each other into the 20th century.
the BB13S1 or S1 will be a 2 piece bat with both pieces being composite.
All of the composite used in the BBCOR line is the same IMX composite that Easton has used over the years with the only real difference in the composite being the Easton now makes the bat perform to the BBCOR standard.
BBCORLet's start with the Easton BBCOR approved line for high school and College play.
The brigade series comes in 7 models and each are designed for a different type of player and price point in mind.
"I consider baseball an excellent game, but cricket a better one," said the Prince of Wales - who was to become Edward VII -- after watching an exhibition in London in 1889.
While visiting London in 1934, Babe Ruth was unimpressed by the wages paid to professional cricketers and considered hitting the ball with cricket's wider and flat-faced bat no challenge at all. "How could I help it when you have a great wide board to swing." Cricket hung on in the States, the amateur spirit kept alive by the Gentlemen of Philadelphia who regularly toured England until the early 20th century and produced John Barton King, considered the country's greatest ever cricketer. was looking for its own game and baseball fitted the bill.
CNN's Paul Armstrong and Ryan Smith contributed to this story.