The Model 56 is a medium handle (.93”), large barrel (2.53”) bat. The barrel is thick, but a bit smaller than the Model 43’s. A great alternative for a player who likes the Model 43, but finds it just a little too much bat. Although barrel-heavy, the 56 is easier to control and swing, and strength is not that much of an issue as it may be with the 43. While the 56 is a big bat, it feels like a scaled down version of the 43. A hitter can control the bat and generate good bat speed without having the extra strength needed by the bigger barrel Model 43. The 56 barrel has plenty of wood to drive the ball with authority.
This bat is made of Hard Maple.