During his career, Hank Aaron was known for using both H&B (endorsement contract) and Adirondack (block letter) professional model bats. Aaron signed his contract with H&B prior to his rookie season, so all of the bats used at the Major League level feature his facsimile signature on the barrel.
In general, one bat costs $75-$185. A team discount could make it cost approximately $40-$60. According to CNBC, about 30 companies are certified to supply bats to MLB players. Top bat brands include Louisville Slugger, Marucci, Victus, Old Hickory, and Rawlings.Mar 3, 2020
Iconic Baseball Bat Company Louisville Slugger Shuts Down Amid Coronavirus Crisis. The company has been in business since the late 1800s and made bats for some of the game’s icons like Derek Jeter, Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron and Mickey Mantle. Overall, the company produces about 2 million wood bats a year.Apr 20, 2020