The Mizuno Custom Classic Maple bat was designed to perform at baseball's highest level of play and with serious performance. The design of this wood bat provides a balanced bat design for maximum swing speed. This bat was hand selected in Japan from top quality hard maple and uses Mizuno’s exclusive microwave drying process to maximize consistency and performance. They utilize proprietary, double-dipped grain sealant for superior strength and moisture control. The bat also features a cupped end making it lighter for quicker and more powerful swings. Elite professional sluggers rely heavily on Mizuno wood bats for the ultimate in power, performance and consistency.