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TigahRanter
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re: Why LSU doesn't have the Marucci contract for their bats?


Yes you are correct about the timing of the
fielding gloves. Wasn't arguing the point.
Just letting everyone know that they are making them now.



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LSUdm21
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re: Why LSU doesn't have the Marucci contract for their bats?


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You expect him to say they chose Demarini because of money?


A few players said the same thing in interviews last year. I really don't think it's all a conspiracy to select an inferior bat for an extra $100K.






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wish i was tebow
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re: Why LSU doesn't have the Marucci contract for their bats?


I thought that LSU was gonna go with them but the bats didnt meet specs by fractions of CoR so they had to go with someone else





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Random LSU Hero
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re: Why LSU doesn't have the Marucci contract for their bats?


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It is a conflict of interest. Marucci works for LSU.
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Has nothing to do with it.






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redfish99
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re: Why LSU doesn't have the Marucci contract for their bats?


From what I hear M pays "nothing" to anybody or any team. Including all the MLB players........pretty good business plan if you can make it go. And they have in a big way.





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TigahRanter
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re: Why LSU doesn't have the Marucci contract for their bats?


Redfish99. You are correct sir!





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TheGodfather
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re: Why LSU doesn't have the Marucci contract for their bats?


part of mainieri's salary comes from equipment suppliers. marucci wasn't in a position to offer any money. easton offered the same amount as demarini i believe, but easton wanted lsu to use their fielding gloves also. the players preferred wilson gloves so they went with demarini bats to be able to keep using wilson gloves.


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elprez00
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re: Why LSU doesn't have the Marucci contract for their bats?


Totally stupid question, but when did Marucci start making aluminum bats?





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WITNESS23
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re: Why LSU doesn't have the Marucci contract for their bats?


Marucci's aluminum bat's aren't as good as others on the market either.

They will get better though






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Yewkindewit
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re: Why LSU doesn't have the Marucci contract for their bats?


Caterpillar, good to know you have an inside there. I need 3 of their 2013-14 models @ 32/29 stiff flex.....and free. Thanks in advance.





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Lazy But Talented
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re: Why LSU doesn't have the Marucci contract for their bats?


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Marucci's aluminum bat's aren't as good as others on the market either.


In your opinion

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good to know you have an inside there





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