Aluminum bats do have "sweet spots", in fact
they have bigger sweet spots than wooden bats.
A Sweet zone is the region located between
the nodes of the first and second modes of
vibration (between about 4-7 inches from the
barrel end of a 30-inch Little League bat). Almost
every bat on the market (especially newer aluminum
bats) is claimed to have a "wider" sweet spot.
Usually what such a claim means is that a certain
bat is more forgiving for impacts outside of the
Here are some definitions of what is the Sweet
Spot of a Baseball Bat, and how you can tell when
you find it:
1.The location which produces least vibrational
sensation (sting) in the batter's hands.
2.The location which produces maximum batted
3.The location where maximum energy is
transferred to the ball.
4.The location where coefficient of
restitution is maximum.
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