2017 Louisville Slugger 917 Prime Review: Let’s Join the Bomb Squad

The 2017 Louisville Slugger Prime 917 is among the best baseball bats that the company has manufactured to date. Coming from the top baseball bat manufacturers, this one is up for grabs for all those who want to master the game.

This bat is unbeatable and has an ultra light weight because if the MicroForm composite material and an extended barrel that provides a powerful grip.

If you love the 916, then you may consider to make an upgrade. The sizing options, although first released in just BBCOR, will cover a wide range of hitters in the Big Barrel, Junior Big Barrel, Youth and Senior League Space.

Top Features of Product

  • Balanced Swing Weight
  • BBCOR Certified – Approved for High School and Collegiate Play
  • Custom Lizard Skins Grip – Enhanced Comfort and Tackiness
  • FCS (Fused Carbon Structure) Composite Design
  • Improved TRU3 with Dynamic Socket Connection – Increased Durability and Superior Feel on Contact
  • Three-Piece, Composite Design

We love this because

  • Power and Durability

It has the ultimate speed, maximum power, balance and improved features are some of the highlights that make Prime 917 the best. It is a non-wood baseball bat that has a long life as users have testified that it did not break even after a hard hit, unlike the earlier model that broke on hitting too hard.

  • Ease of Handling

The TRU3 with a vibrant socket connection that decreases the negative vibration and enhances durability are add-ons that make it every hitter’s fantasy. The Lizard Skin premium performance bat grip and easy handling are advantages that make it a standout among all the other baseball bats.

  • Dynamic Design

2017 Louisville Slugger Prime 917 BBCOR Baseball Bat comes with a length to weight ratio of -3, a barrel diameter of 2 5/8 inch and the BBCOR certification. A 3-piece construction offers a lighter weight for the swing that offers maximum control for utmost performance on the ground.


The 2017 Louisville Slugger 917 Prime is a competitive baseball bat that offers excellent performance as compared to most others in the segment. A true winner, it has a host of advantages in terms of its light weight and grip.

Cost – This one is priced just perfect. It is not too expensive and is easily available across all leading sports stores.

The TRU3 design has also been improved and tightened to extend the durability of the bat.


Most users are extremely happy with this product and no defects have been reported. The cost aspect may be a little out of budget but the performance makes up for it.

Few said to me that the grip is already starting to come off a little after a month. But, this is not a serious problem. The durability of product depends on users.

Batter Ratings

The customer happiness level is also 100 per cent as it is quite solid and not easily breakable.

Its performance has impressed users and their hitting has considerably improved with the best grip offered by this baseball bat.

In a Nutshell

2017 Louisville Slugger Prime 917 BBCOR Baseball Bat is a must-buy for all school and college-level baseball players looking to perfect their game.

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