Transition to Wood Bats
The 271 was the model for the original aluminum bats made by Easton sports. The 271 wood bat model is available in sizes 32 inches to 34 1/2 inches in length. The barrel size measures just under 2 1/2 inches in diameter.
Balanced Weight Distribution
The 271 has a thin handle that measures under 1 inch and has a flared knob. Baseball hitters that select this model, will be able to manage the hitting zone with better ease than the bigger barrel models.
Homeruns Approved Model
Famous professional players like Ken Griffey Jr. and Alex Rodriguez used the 271 wood bat model, exclusively, throughout their careers and proved that homeruns can be hit with the 271 wood bat model. When you select a model, its important to know your swing type and the cause and effect of changing models. The 271 is one of Basic 3 models recommended by us to be used at the start of your wood bat careers.