European Beech Bats Receive Approval by Professional Baseball

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 01/30/2014 9:56AM


Mine Bats, Mine Sport USAMine Bats/Mine Sport USA NEW YORK, NY – Mine Sport USA has received approval to supply its Mine Bats made from European beech to all levels of professional baseball, starting with this year’s spring training.

The professional Mine wood baseball bats are made from one-piece European beech which the company says is “denser and more elastic” than traditional pro-bat species, such as ash, hickory, hard maple and red oak.  Co-Owner Ron Marchant said Mine Sport USA is “very excited over the approval,” the process of which took three years to complete. "The feedback from the market has been extremely positive and the best players are very excited about finally being able to use the best available bats made from the best wood species for bats," he said.

In addition to professional-grade bats, Mine Bats also offers a variety of youth-style bats. Mine Sport USA is based in Colleyville, Texas.


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Karen M. Koenig

Karen M. Koenig has more than 25 years of experience in the woodworking industry, including visits to wood products manufacturing facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As Editor-in-Chief of Woodworking Network magazine (formerly Wood & Wood Products), Karen’s primary responsibilities include spearheading the writing, editing and coordinating of the editorial content of the publication, along with the Red Book resource guide and the Red Book online source and supply directory ( She is also a frequent contributor to other Woodworking Network online and print media. She can be reached at or Google+.

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