SSK wood bats are known for their fungos. In fact, the SSK is the best wood fungo bat on the market today. Their durable Japanese Poplar wood is a pefect fit for a long bat that needs durability and benefits from being light. In addition to that fungo bat, SSK also makes some very good wood game bats to. We discuss those below in our SSK wood bat review. And this falls in the category of our wood bat reviews.
Where to SSK Wood Bats?
SSK has been around long enough, and has enough distribution, that finding good deals on Amazon seem easy enough. We would suggest you look there as well as the other mainstays like Just Bats and Baseball Express. At the time of this writing we found the best deals at the link below.
SSK Wood Bat Reviews
SSK makes two types of wood baseball bats. The first is the very popular Japanese Poplar wood fungo bat. The other is a series of maple wood bats at a reasonable price point.
Tape the End of your Fungo!
Every wonder why players and coaches often put tape on the end of their fungo bats? Turns out, it is not just for looks. No, in fact, tape on the end of a fungo bat has everything to do with durability. Alright, maybe not everything, because it does look nice. But, fungo bats tend to be a softer wood---like the Japanese Poplar that make up the SSK. That wood has some tendancy to split.
Tape helps keep the fungo bat from splitting.