As players get stronger the demand for better quality ash increases. Rawlings new Hard Ash line-up features bats made with tighter grains and more durable billets. Rawlings Hard Ash is designed to give players a durable ash bat without adding weight. Each model has been bone-rubbed to create un-matched durability. With a larger hitting surface and increased sweet spot, Rawlings Big Sticks were created for athletes who can swing a heavier barrel resulting in maximum power at the plate.