MLB PRIME Wood Bats - Welcome to the new standard in wood bats. Our new line of MLB Prime wood bats bring the American spirit of innovation and the unmatched quality of hand craftsmanship together like never before. Our new premium line of wood bats might be designed with technology, but are made the old fashioned way. Its local craftsmen using the best materials from right here in America to craft the best bats on the market today. We expect nothing less for America's game and neither should you. What goes into the hardest Louisville Slugger wood bats EVER? First, it starts with MLB Prime Veneer (V) Maple and Ash and that's why Slugger hand selects only the best quality wood on the market, which we call MLB Prime Veneer. Next, we use Amish craftsmanship techniques. We then use an exclusive machine compression process on the wood that guarantees 360 degrees of hardness leaving no soft spots on the barrel.