Little League Baseball International has announced new baseball bat standards, which will go into effect on January 1st 2018. The link provided below will take you to littleleague.org website to review the announcement. Additionally, on the page provided there is a link to USA Baseball, which provides additional details and the rationale for the change.
Anyone looking to purchase a new baseball bat for use in Little League should review this information prior to making the purchase. Bats currently in use will not be eligible for use beginning on January 1, 2018.
Click on this link to access the details: