Patent Number: 7,232,387

Title: Tamper resistant end cap for a bat

Abstract: A tamper deterring end cap for a bat. The bat includes a barrel, a taper, and a handle. The end cap comprises first and second elements integrally formed together such that attempted separation of the two elements distorts at least one of the elements. The second element can be integrally formed within the first element and the first element can include a securing member fixing the end cap to the barrel.

Inventors: Heald; Jess H. (Tullahoma, TN), Smalley, Jr.; Jared J. (Tullahoma, TN)

Assignee: Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc.

International Classification: A63B 59/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-06-19 0:00:00