Patent Number: 8,870,688

Title: Bat having fiber-fused core section and method of manufacturing the same

Abstract: A bat has a core section made from wood or grass material fibers artificially fused together and an outer section for substantially surrounding the core section. The core section can be made exclusively of bamboo fibers artificially fused together. The outer section has opposite bottom and top subsections and opposite side subsections, adhered to corresponding sides of the core section. The outer section can be made of bamboo strips. The bat also has an insert or plug made of a wood material. The insert or plug is disposed in a void provided in a distal end portion of the bat.

Inventors: Verrengia; Thomas M. (Staten Island, NY), Bao; Lilian (Fujian, CN), Hsu; Yanshen (Staten Island, NY)

Assignee: Pinnacle Sports Equipment Co. Inc.

International Classification: A63B 59/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00