Anything better than the sound of a wood bat?

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  1. Batesmotel

    Batesmotel

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    As I was waiting for my son at school I was hearing the tink, tink, tink of aluminum bats on the baseball field. Then I hear this massive CRACK of a wood bat. Apparently they have a heavy hitter who can really belt it. Love that sound.
     
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    Reggie Jackson once said hitting a home run was "better than sex".

    He used a wooden bat. I've never talked to Reggie about any of his wives or girlfriends.
     
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    Lettered in baseball. Very satisfying to tag one with an ash bat. Feel sorry for kids these days having to listen to that stupid "ping" when they hit one......


    Nail
     
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    I have a thing for aluminum bats. Maybe it was that Primus song that did it.
     
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    KirkG More Cowbell!

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    Same difference in golf with a metal driver vs an old persimmon wood. Absolutely nothing sounds as good as wood!
     
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    I prefer the "DINK" of a puck off the crossbar. Give Blood, Play Hockey!
     
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  7. longhair

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    Nothing sounds better than wood. It has no equal.
     
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    Aluminum bats are the sole reason I have no interest in college baseball.
     
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    Kids today, don't know what it sounds like to really connect, with a wood bat. If I was young enough to be playing today, I don't think I would, because of the aluminum bats. They all sound the same, as long as you get the bat on the ball.

    There is just something about the crack of wooden bats, when you really connect. :supergrin::wow:
     
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    While aluminum has a purpose for the HD bat, there is no substitute for the sound of wood meeting leather.
     
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