Quality wood at an affordable price. That's what the Rawlings Big Stick R212A Adirondack Ash wood bat gives you. The Rawlings R212A is made from Performance Grade Northern White Ash that was harvested in North America. Northern White Ash is the most common and dependable wood on the market, and is prized for its lightweight feel and flexibility. The R212A has a stylish glossy black finish with silver stamping. This bat is kiln dried for optimum moisture content and has a double lacquered finish for added durability. As its name might suggest, this bat features the popular 212 profile that gives it a 2 1/2 inch barrel for a large hitting zone that promotes optimal contact. The handle is cut ultra-thin at 31/32", resulting in increased control. This bat is great for practice or games. Many players choose to use an inexpensive wood bat like this for batting practice to avoid unnecessary wear and tear on their high dollar metal bat. Practice with a wood bat has also proven to be very beneficial to a player's mechanics. Team discounts are available for this product with orders of multiple bats. Rawlings: The Mark of a Pro!