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Louisville Slugger Catalyst SL72C Senior League Baseall Bat

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Louisville Slugger SL72C Catalyst (Blue) and the Louuisville Slugger SL81C (green) have been replaced by the 2009 Catalyst SL91C. Click HERE to see this model.

Retail Price:

$299.95

HQ4Sports Price:

$159.88

Item Code:SL72C

$159.88

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Item Description

This model has been replaced with the 2009 Catalyst Model SL91C. Click
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to see this model.
  • Louisville Slugger Catalyst SL72 TPX  Senior League / Big Barrel / Sr. Youth Baseball Bat-New 2007 Composite Bat
  • Model SL72CX-1 2007 Senior League Composite  Baseball Bat
  • Full 2 3/4 inch Barrel
  • -10oz length to weight ratio-the lightest 2 3/4 inch barrel bat on the Market
  • 100% composite construction
  • Designed and manufactured by Louisville Slugger.
  • X-1 COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGY
  • X-1 composite features multiple layers of aerospace grade graphite and S-glass fibers which are embedded in a specially designed toughened epoxy resin. Each layer is precisely positioned at an angle determined by our exclusive, computer-designed pattern. This results in a bat with the optimum combination of performance and durability.


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Reviews

Overall Rating for Louisville Slugger Catalyst SL72C Senior League Baseall Bat
(based on 48 reviews)
By judge from NY on July 24, 2010
great pop and a huge barrel hit many doubles and singles with it

on May 31, 2010

By nyman from logan ut on May 6, 2010
This is an awsome bat make contact and the ball just flies!!!

By bob from herndom on August 2, 2009
its beast

By nicolas from corona california on July 9, 2009
ausome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

on July 2, 2009

By c.peet from hernando,ms. on June 1, 2009
my son is on his third blue one,greatest bat ever made,had a green one sold it within a week

By tom from San Jose,CA on May 22, 2009
i was hitting 190. with no home runs before using this bat now i\'m batting 669. with 9 home runs in 7 games

By Keaton from Lebanon, Mo on April 7, 2009
I loved this bat. Every time i hit one right in the sweet spot, the ball just flew.

By bo from KY,Lex on April 5, 2009
THIS BAT IS GREAT MY SON LOVES THIS BAT AND THE 09 TRITON WAS A BIG DISSEPOINT MENT THIS BAT IS SO MUCH BETTER

By John from MN on March 9, 2009
this bat s amazing it is very durable

By fgh on January 19, 2009

By fgh on January 19, 2009

By c.peet from hernando,ms on November 27, 2008
BIB BARREL GREAT SWEET SPOT BALL FLYS

on October 16, 2008
great bat

By JERRY from San Jose on August 12, 2008
This bat is UNFAIR!! Our batters Love Their pitchers hate it. Last season Leauge wide 17 H.R. were hit our team 14 YA YA's(HR'S).

on July 2, 2008
This is the best bat out there,it takes a while to get broke in but when it does it is the best. GREAT BAT!

By Nick from north carolina on July 2, 2008
This is the best bat out there,it might take a while to get broke in but it is the best bat when it is. Awsome bat, Hudge barell.

By mark on June 28, 2008
this bat is so good i have hit 25 hr with it

By robert from orlando fl on June 27, 2008
This bat rocks.It has a HUGE sweet spot and i have CRUSHED the ball every time i've batted.

By Brady from Reading, PA on June 23, 2008
this bat is sick. i hit the ball at least 270 ft and i'm only 12. the ball flys off the bat. great buy at this price

By jacob from jacksonville,fl on June 11, 2008
this bat is the bomb!

By John from New York, NY on June 7, 2008
great bat, does any one know a good bat store online were you can get good bats only cheaper. And will this ever be a 32''?

By Blaik from Woodstock, Georgia on May 30, 2008
This is an awesome bat. I have had 8 homeruns. Great Bat!!!

By Coach George from San Diego, CA on May 28, 2008
My son rips em with this bat. Half our rec bal team and half our travel ball team uses this bat. It's got a big sweet spot. We got beat with this bat. Little guys turn into big guys!

By Trevor Street from Lakewood,CA on May 25, 2008
When I have used this bat the ball looks like a torpedo in the air.People have given me a whole lot of complements.

By from montgomery,al on May 21, 2008
it is a great bat with a very big sweet spot it has great pop.and im the
only 13 year old 2 hit a homerun this year, and my batting average was over.550 overall a great bat

By joe from southfield MI on May 19, 2008
this bat is the best I hit 12 home runs in one game! and all my teammates are all jelous. great bat huge barel very derable.

By Steve from Houstion, Texaz on May 17, 2008
This bat is the best. I bought it for my kid and he hit his first homerun with it. It is a great buy!

By Jimmy from brentwood,california on April 20, 2008
This bat has a great huge sweet spot and when I hit the ball it flies

By spencer from co on March 15, 2008
I hit 5 homers with this bat in 4 games and im not that good.

By eugene from santa clarita, ca on March 11, 2008
this bat is the one to own . just bought it for my 12 yr old son . he's batting .692 . great results .

By Jose Gutierrez from Moore, Oklahoma on January 15, 2008
This bat is worth the money.My kid is killing the ball with this bat!

By DENNIS from Riverside,cali on October 9, 2007
THIS BAT IS UNFAIR TO PITCHERS I LOVE IT

By justin from california on October 6, 2007
this bat is so cool i hit 5 home runs in the last 10 games!!

By emmanuel from miami,fl on September 21, 2007
the bat is really good for babe ruth tournaments

By Billy from Salt Lake City, Utah on September 13, 2007
Amazing bat!!! Lightweight creats great bat speed. Barrel is Huge! Ball flies off the bat, without as much effort. Must buy!

By Todd from Abbotsford B.C. on August 1, 2007
THIS BAT HAS SO MUCH POP ITS NOT FAIR!
MY SON PARKED TWOO,3 GAMES!!!!

By Justy from Bentonville, AR on July 28, 2007
this bat makes the ball fly off of it. its the best bat i've ever used

By Jeff from Nashville, Tn on July 23, 2007
Great bat, the ball speed exiting this bat is amazing!

By J-dawg from bagdad on July 22, 2007
this is so sweet.
all u have to do is make contact and it will bonce right off the bat.


By Jerod from Phoenix, AZ on July 7, 2007
My kid has been really putting the thump on the ball with this bat. Light weight makes bat speed easier to attain, plus a huge sweet spot. Nice!

By Mason from Union,Kentucky on June 8, 2007
This bat is amazing....huge barrel,great grip,and is very durable.

By Newport Baseball and Softball Association from Newport, Oregon on May 17, 2007
This is a great bat.

By Chris morton from CALHOUN,GA on April 25, 2007
This bat ROCKS. when my son hits the ball it takes out....

By hess from la on April 10, 2007
this bat is the best!!! i had a batting average over .300 w/ 2 homers it is also quite durable buy this bat

By Dave from Panama City, FL on April 2, 2007
Big sweet spot, durable!!!

By Tom from San Diego, CA on March 24, 2007
Great Bat. Huge Barrel. The ball just flies off of this bat!


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Fit Guide

Bat Size Guide-Help Selecting Baseball and Fastpitch Bat Size
  • The bat size that best fits you will be one that is comfortable, easy to swing and allows you to produce the greatest bat speed and power.
  • To obtain your optimum bat  select a bat that is not too long/heavy or too short/light.
  • A bat too short won't provide maximum power or barrel length, while a bat too long will be too difficult to handle and will also slow bat speed reducing power.
  • First begin with selecting a length. If possible use the previous bat you swung to help establish a length. For example if you used a 30 in bat and now feel that you are ready to move on to a larger bat a 31 in could be the next step.
  • You can also use the chart below for the average bat lengths based on your height, weight and age.
  • The chart below is just a guide as each player's strength and bat speed differ.
  • While the chart below was primariy designed for baseball, we have found it works fairly well for fastpitch bat sizing too. For fasptitch, however, refer to only the player height and discregard the player weight. Also, see notes at the bottom for additional notes on fastpitch bat sizing.
  • Need help selecting the proper bat size? Give us a call @ 888-854-2287.
Bat Sizing Chart

Selecting The Appropriate Bat Weight
  • The bat weight is equally as important as the length in selecting  the optimum bat size.
  • Bat weight differs greatly depending on the age range and is usually referred to as the "drop" when associated with the length and weight.
  • The drop is the difference between the length of the bat and the weight of the bat. For example if a bat is 30 in. long and weighs 20 oz. then the drop is 10. The larger the drop, the lighter the bat.
  • The average bat drop can best be broken down by age range.
Youth Bats (21/4 Inch barrel diameter)
  • Average - drop 12
  • Power Hitter - drop 10
Senior League "Big Barrel" Bats (25/8 to 23/4 Inch barrel Diameter)
  • For ages 12 and under, drop 10 is the average
  • Over age 12  range from -10oz to -5oz depending on the players strength and bat speed. 
  • *Check with your local league or organization to find out if there are any restrictions on barrel diameter or bat weight.
High School/College Bats
  • All high school or college bats are drop 3
  • Freshmen/Sophmore High School players: 31 and 32 ich are the most popular
  • Junior/Senior in High School players: 32 and 33 inch are the most popular
  • College Players:  33 is the most popular size.
Fastpitch Softball Bats
  • Age 13 and under, average drop - 11oz or 12oz.
  • Age 14 to 16, drop 10
  • Age 16 and up, Drop 8oz to 10oz. Drop 10 is still the most popular drop, but some  power hitters prefer a drop 9.
*Bat Weight is also a preference. There are some over 14 players that prefer and use lighter bats. This can vary depending on their strength or type of hitter they are (power vs slap hitter).Back to Top


Louisville Slugger Catalyst SL72C Senior League Baseall Bat - Inset
Louisville Slugger Catalyst SL72C Senior League Baseall Bat