For over 50 years, SSK has been bringing players cutting edge bats and gloves. Professional players all over the world have made SSK their choice when stepping up to the plate or into the field because of the uncommon originality and creativity that SSK puts into each product. Crafted from premium North American maple, SSK wood bats aim to help every athlete attain their highest level of performance. This particular model features a traditional 271 turn and is one of SSK's more popular models. The SSK 271 has a 2.47" barrel diameter with a pro cupped end, while the handle measures in at 29/32" and tapers down to a flared knob. All SSK wood bats have an ink dot to assure players that they are getting a quality wood bat with straight grain. The SSK 271 features a natural finish for a classic appearance. SSK wood bats, including the 271, meet requirements for MLB play and are a favorite of many top players. SSK: The Power of Performance!