Published: June 6, 2017 | Last modified: December 21, 2017
Mike Trout's Bat is covered elsewhere on the internet. But, here, we discuss the Old Hickory brand of wood bats that have been made famous by none other than Mike Trout. You may also find our best wood bat section review helpful too.
Where to Buy Old Hickory Bats
Several major vendors carry at least a few Old Hickory Bats. One place to see all they carry is, of course, the old hickory site directly. Otherwise, check the normal wood bat carriers like Justbats.com Old Hickory Section and search Amazon for Old Hickory Bats.
Why Choose Old Hickory?
Old Hickory prides itself on making quality products that is handcut on the day your order it. They claim every bat they make is produced with the same care and detail. Meaning, Mike Trout's bat took as much time to craft as the one you are thinking of buying too. Some more details worth mentioning:
- Hand selected wood billets of Maple from the US North East make up the large majortiy of Old Hickory bats. Although not unique to their wood bats, this is where the best bats come from.
- Old Hickory branding captures the country boy's heart. This is a north Tennessee company that started in a one car garage.
- Old Hickory bats have become much more than a wood bat or two. Now, to our surprise, they are a full on company. They have a ton of apparel and bat lines as well as real live top end baseball gloves too.
Aluminum or Composite Old Hickory?
Old Hickory is a monster in the wood bat space. But, they are barely a blip on the map in the aluminum space. A few years back they made a single piece aluminum and, at this point, we think they are simply in overstock mode. In other words, wood bats: yeah; aluminum bats: nay.
Aluminum Old Hickory Bats
One Single Piece Aluminum
Stiff One Piece Aluminum
- Stiff Feel
- Heavier Swing
Wood Old Hickory Bats
Top Quality Maple Billets
Hard Wood Maple Bats
- Great Performance
- Customize to Preference
- Small Sweet Spot
Old Hickory Wood Bat Reviews
There are so many different models of wood bat turns Old hickory makes it would be unwise recreate what the Old Hickory site has already done. That is, list them all here. But, we will take a few inches and share the most popular models as well as some unique sticks you can not get anywhere else.