Picking the right bat is a highly personal choice. Only you can decide what factors are most important to you. Many factors are performance-based, such as length, weight, and swing weight. Other factors are design-based, such as grips, and bat colors and cosmetics. Yet other factors may have both a performance and a design importance to you, such as knobs and end caps. Different factors will be more important to you than others. Whatever your personal preferences may be, there’s a lot to know about bats. Here we have presented some initial information to start you on your course to choosing the right bat for you.