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2020 ghost vs 2020 LXT

Dec 11, 2010
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A girl on my DD's 14U team hit a few last year that were clearly in that range.

Here's one...The fence is about 10+ feet tall, at 235' from the plate (verified with Google Maps "measure" feature). It cleared with room to spare. This girl was 13 at the time.

Same kid...

To make it relevant to the thread, she swings a Ghost. I just put a 2020 Ghost in her hands yesterday.
That kid can hit!
 
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While I don't see it much, there are certainly girls that can hit that. This is the first HR my DD ever hit, second tournament of her fastpitch career after playing baseball most her life. (First was on baseball fields.) As best we could tell, it landed at about 260', hit directly into the wind. You can see where the guy goes out and picks it up under, oddly enough, our SUV. She was 14 at the time.
Got others where she's hit a good 280 but she's 15 now and while not taller, is stronger. Don't know what the distance was but her team practices at a baseball field and she cleared the 275' fence a few weeks back. She's not an amazon either, 5'8".
 
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I don't believe you.
I don’t care what you believe. The kid is a beast. 5”9” huge ARod like leg kick. Phenomenal bat speed and uses a 2019 Xeno.
Her parents both played college ball and coach travel ball. They own there own indoor facility and the kid lives there.
HitTrax confirms what I see at the field. Her HitTrax Max is 290’. She is far and away our most powerful hitter. My daughter who is just under 5’2” has a max of 250’ on hittrax.
 
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Though rare, I have seen a couple. My DD, last year as an 11 year old, hit her first 230’. A few months later, as a 12 y old, she hit her 2nd. I wasn’t there for that one but a close friend of mine, who saw both, said the 2nd went farther. She’s big for her age at 5’7” and 160’ish and already swings a 34/24 at 12. Based on what I’ve seen from her, and a couple others, you put a good swing on, with a big bat, barrel up the ball at a good launch angle and the ball is going to go a long way! I think the potential for more is out there, it’s just really difficult to barrel up the ball at the right contact point.
Sorry, man. 230 and 280 plus are not the same thing.

Abbie Cheek has 80+ mph exit speed. Who hits the ball as far as her on a regular basis? Is it 280 feet?

The (easily) greatest female hitter of all time, Crystl Bustos has exit speed approaching triple digits. No one is in the same room with her. The following quote is from a Chicago Tribune article:

“Bustos added a mammoth solo shot in the third inning. The blast, which she rated among the two longest of her stellar career, sailed an estimated 300 feet. Bustos ended the tournament with Olympic records of five home runs and 10 runs batted in.”

Again, no woman of any age is, was or will ever be in the same room with Crystl.

Again, 300’. Not on Hittrax either.
 
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I just looked at Hittrax Leaderboard. I filtered for max distance.

I googled the first player I found that had a 300’ plus recorded hittrax hit.

This player hit 5 homeruns in last years hs season. But according to Hittrax, this 125# player with 5 homeruns against high school pitchers can hit a ball as far as Bustos. Lol. Then Lol again. Lol while I head down the hallway to bed.

There are suckers born every minute.
 
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I just looked at Hittrax Leaderboard. I filtered for max distance.

I googled the first player I found that had a 300’ plus recorded hittrax hit.

This player hit 5 homeruns in last years hs season. But according to Hittrax, this 125# player with 5 homeruns against high school pitchers can hit a ball as far as Bustos. Lol. Then Lol again. Lol while I head down the hallway to bed.
Numbers don’t lie. Crystal was a great hitter no doubt but there are other girls/women out there with great bat speed and great power.
As the saying goes there is always somebody bigger, better, stronger & faster out there. Just because you haven’t seen them doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Now you and Ironman can get on the loooooong ball bus!!!
 
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PXT #5 broke tonight. I love bat shopping; off we go tomorrow!
SPC Sports is dumping 2019 PXT’s on EBay. Mostly 32” & 33”’s Price starts at .99 with no reserve. Full warranty. Average price is around $100.
Where are they breaking? Is it inside damage resulting in rattles?
 
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Numbers don’t lie. Crystal was a great hitter no doubt but there are other girls/women out there with great bat speed and great power.
As the saying goes there is always somebody bigger, better, stronger & faster out there. Just because you haven’t seen them doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Now you and Ironman can get on the loooooong ball bus!!!
Lol. It is really obvious that you have no idea who Bustos is or how completely, utterly dominant she was. Bigger, better stronger, faster? Than Bustos? No. It isn’t out there. She was so good that she hit one hopped pitches otf because that might be the best pitch she got to hit. No one was crazy enough to pitch to her. She is the greatest of all time and there is no argument to be made to the contrary.

I’ll say it again: No woman of any age is, was or will ever be in the same room with Crystl.

The question was asked above and I think it is a fair question to ask: who is watching these players you are talking about? Because if they are as good as you claim, there are P5 D1 coaches following them EVERYWHERE THEY GO. They are behind the backstop EVERY GAME.

Go ahead. Tell me about it.
 

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