Maple bat maker OK with MLB ban
TORONTO -- The president of a Canadian bat company is embracing a Major League Baseball ban on the use of low-density maple bats by new players.
The change was included in the agreement between players and owners that was announced Tuesday, a deal that still needs formal ratification. Arlene Anderson, the president of the Ottawa-based Original Maple Bat Corporation, predicts the ban will have little affect on manufacturers.
"It's actually something that we welcome," she told The Canadian ...
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