Louisville Slugger Softball Bats Recalled Due to Injury Risk from Breakage
Hillerich & Bradsby is recalling 13,000 Louisville Slugger OneX Fastpitch softball bats. The bat's barrel can separate from the handle during use and strike people nearby.
The recalled bats include all OneX style bats. The composite bat has a white and grey shell with blue and yellow lettering. 'Louisville Slugger oneX' appears twice on the barrel, in yellow in one place and in blue lettering on the other side. The 'X' is yellow in both places.
Approximately 170 bat handle separations have been reported to the company.
The Louisville Slugger bats affected by this recall were sold nationwide at sporting goods, other retail stores and distributed to college amateur competitive softball teams from approximately May 2012 through February 2013.
Consumers should immediately stop using the bat and contact Hillerich & Bradsby for a free replacement bat and the choice of an additional free item.
For additional information, contact Hillerich & Bradsby toll-free at 800-282-2287.