FROM BOATS TO BATS

THE ORIGINAL COMPOSITE WOOD BAT


The original composite wood bat finds it’s roots in an unlikely place, a boatyard in Michigan. The late Steve Baum was an inventor, boat builder, and offshore racer. He had a vision of building a faster, lighter boat out of wood.As the boat industry began to try to build lighter, strong boats they began to utilize fiberglass. Baum, an aficionado of the classic look of wood boats, wanted to find a way to combine the look and feel of wood with state of the art advances in the aerospace industry. 


Utilizing his background in manufacturing engineering, Baum began his work on his passion project, spending 20 years refining the process of crafting wooden boats that were stronger, lighter and more beautiful than their fiberglass counterparts.Baum saw the parallel in the baseball industry as leagues began to trade in the traditional wood bats for bats made from other materials. 


He saw an opportunity for the revolutionary, durable wood he had invented for updating boats to similarly update traditional wood bats which resulted in the original composite wood bat, The Baum Bat, the first of its kind.In 1993 he unveiled The Baum Bat. A composite wood bat that hits like wood, feels like wood, reacts like wood while being 400 times stronger than a traditional wood bat. For the baseball industry, this was a game changer.

STAYING TRUE TO DESIGN

Baum bats quickly became known as the unbreakable bat in baseball circles, and by the 1990’s the Baum Bat was approved for minor league play by Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS). The Baum Bat, also BBCOR and Perfect Game approved, made it a necessity for players in wood leagues, who were learning to hit with wood, without breaking multiple bats.


By 2015, Baum had fallen ill and shuttered the company while he searched for the perfect buyer. He didn’t want his invention to be swallowed by a large conglomerate, or to be rebranded as another bat. This led to a scarcity of bats and a premium on existing bats as players began to fear the original Baum Bat was no longer going to be manufactured.


A group of former pro players from Arizona found themselves flying to Michigan to meet the ailing Baum and after making a promise to keep true to the original design and to keep the Baum brand, purchased the company and moved to Michigan for 18 months to learn the manufacturing process. In 2015 the factory was relocated to Phoenix, Arizona.

STRONG AS YOU

The Baum team in Arizona is comprised of long-time baseball players who understand learning to hit with wood is a skill which takes time, and adds up to a lot of broken bats. Baum’s composite wood bats preserves the tradition of wood bat play while offering players a virtually indestructible bat.


Honoring their agreement to Steve Baum, Baum Enterprises is continuing to manufacture the original Baum Bat, using the most recent developments and advancements in science, engineering and manufacturing technology. “Keeping true to the original design of the composite wood bat invented by Steve Baum in 1993 is essential to making Baum Bats the best in the game,” says the AZ baseball group. “As a former pro-player, I know how important it is to have a bat as strong as you.

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Baum Bat = Bombs

My Baum bat is the best bat purchase I have made in my life. It has unreal pop and outstanding durability. Cant wait to use it for years to come.

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Elijah Clardy

Great bat

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Steven Dennis

Excellent

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Eugene McNeill
Go Baum or go home!

Love the bat thank you! She’s got tons of life in it ..

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Zach Swanson
Nukes

I've been hitting nukes with da bat

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GOLD STOCK AAA-PRO
Kyle Mauldin
Best Wood Bat

Best wood bat on the market, great balanced swing, insane pop, and since it’s a hard maple wood bat you don’t have to worry about breaking it. Best wood bat out there for any hitter

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Dorion Freeman
Major pop

Bat has good feel with inloaded handle and major pop. Must have for any player

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Earl Partrick
Great Bat

My son absolutely loves it. Ball jumps off the bat better than any of his other wood bats.

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carlos quintero
Another level

The best bat ever

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wyatt mason

GOLD STOCK AAA-PRO

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Karen Borromeo
Best bat

Got 2 bats a 32 .5 and a 33 for my boys they love hitting with these bats by far the best wood bat

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Brian Rountrere
A+

Nice Bat!!

It’s the “baum”

Purchased a 33” gold stock for my 17 year old son. He plays U17 high performance elite AAA. 3 weeks into the season, he’s batting .471, and destroying the ball. Couldn’t be happier with this purchase. The only complaint I have is that all his teammates want to use it now!

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Steven Miller
A+

Best bat on the market !!!

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Brandon Landreth
5 Stars

Great pop, great feel.
Baum Axe is the Best Wood-Composite ever made hands down.

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GOLD STOCK AAA-PRO
Kesal Fortson
As Described/Great Consumer Service

The bats perform as advertised. I want to compliment the customer service department on their professionalism. The initial bat arrived damaged, which was caused by shipping. I reached out to customer service, and they exchanged the bat without issues.

Moon shots !

Both my boys prefers their Baum bats over their
metal bats !

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GOLD CUSTOM AAA-PRO
Michael Sheedy

Moving up in size a little and my son is loving his bat just as much as the smaller one.

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Todd Schweitzer
Great bat

This is my third purchase and they have all been great. 32” 33” and a 33.5”. Well worth the money. Used to break $80 wood bats constantly. They have great “pop” too.

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Abel Avitia

GOLD STOCK AAA-PRO

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Rochelle Lanzo

GOLD STOCK AAA-PRO

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Mike Sopocy
Great bat, at a great price

Only concern is feels a bit end loaded even though it is supposed to be even across -3 drop non end load bat..just curious if anybody else feels that way , my buddy had same bat his feels lighter or evenly weighted🤷‍♂️🤔

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Jeffrey Stein
This bat is hot!

Perfectly balanced and weighted. Drops absolute nukes

Good looking bat!

Great deal on the close out sale. You couldn’t tell it was a blem bat. My son loves the bat. He hit a number of singles, doubles, triples and an in the park homerun with it.