Meaning of baseball bat in English:

baseball bat


  • A bat of the type used in baseball to hit pitched balls, having a cylindrical head which tapers towards the handle.

    Only wooden bats are permitted in major league baseball, but metal alloy (chiefly aluminium) bats are common in amateur use.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Spirit of the Times: a chronicle of the turf, agriculture, field sports, literature and the stage.