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Evolution of the Alluminum Baseball Bat


I'm doing an inquiry paper for my final in my last college semester. I need to know the various types of alluminum that have been used since the beginning of the alluminum baseball bat. I also need to know the cost of each bat, the cost of labor, who manufactures the bats (from the cheapest bat to the most expensive), and where I can find more information on the evolution of the alluminum baseball bat.

George V
- Hondo, Texas U.S.A.


Searching the web may not be effective until you look up the correct spelling of the metal you are searching for information about, George :-)

Good luck.

Ted Mooney, Teds signature
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Pine Beach, New Jersey


An American complaining about the correct spelling of Aluminium. What is the world coming to? Personally I vote that we all revert to aluminum.

Ciaron Murphy
- Great Britain


There are a lot of ways this metal is spelled, Mr. Murphy,

but google gave me

813 hits for 'aluminum baseball-bat' (most common American spelling),
153 for 'aluminium (most common British spelling)'
9 for 'alluminum (so George is seeing less than 1% of the entries)'
2 for 'aluminium...'
1 for 'allumium...'

So I probably should not have advised George to look up the 'correct' spelling, but a 'more effective' way to spell it smiley

Ted Mooney,
Teds signature
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Pine Beach, New Jersey



Marc Green
Marc Green
anodizer - Idaho

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