About Sellers Bats

        Rob Sellers, a Walmart pharmacist and woodworking craftsman, made his first wooden baseball bat in the summer of 1996. Soon after that, Sellers Bat Company was born.

 

        Combining the finest Northern White Ash or Canadian Hard Maple with precision workmanship, Rob turns each bat individually to ensure quality. Each bat is hand sanded and finished with laser engraving to the customer’s specifications. Sellers Bat Company has been featured on Bob Phillips’ “Texas Country Reporter,” John Pronk’s “Texas Tales” (WFAA-Dallas), Austin American Statesman, Waco Tribune-Herald, and television news stories in Waco and the surrounding area.

 

        Sellers bats are Little League approved and from the spring of 1999 to the fall of 2002, Sellers Bat Company received approval from Major League Baseball to manufacture bats for professional play.

 

        Now you too can have an authentic Sellers bat. Each bat is personalized with your name, signature or logo laser engraved into the barrel of the bat, just like in the major leagues.

 

 

CONTACT

PHONE:  (254) 733-5052

 

EMAIL:

TIMELINE

sellersbatco@gmail.com

BIG BERTHA 1996
ROSIE 1997
UNCLE SAM 1996
QUAN COSBY BAT 1999

 

1995

 

In 1995, bought an Oliver Wood Lathe from a Houston Independent School District Auction 

JUNE 1996

 

June 1996, made his first baseball bat and named it “Big Bertha” 

JULY 4, 1996

 

July 4, 1996, made “Uncle Sam” a smaller bat for his sons and neighborhood boys, for use in backyard baseball games

JULY 7, 1996

 

July 7, 1996, made “Billy Bob” in honor of his father's birthday, William Robert Sellers,  which became the prototype for future Major League Baseball bats

SPRING 1999

 

Spring of 1999, received approval from Major League Baseball to manufacture bats for professional play

 

SPRING 2003

 

Spring of 2003, Major League Baseball began requiring bat manufacturers to pay a $10,000 fee for the right to produce baseball bats for professional play, making it impractical to continue Sellers Bat Company’s relationship with MLB

SUMMER 2003

 

In Summer 2003 Sellers Bat Company began to manufacture baseball bats as trophy bats and added bat holders to its inventory, for the purpose of displaying the trophy bats

FALL 2009

 

Fall of 2009, Sellers Bat Company purchased a Trotec laser engraving machine, eliminating the need to travel to Salado to laser engrave bats, holders and plaques

TODAY

Today, Sellers Bat Company manufactures trophy bats, custom made wood bats, baby bats for the purpose of announcing a newborns vital statistics, vertical and horizontal bat holders, Baseball Clocks, Baseball Holders, Ballpark plaques, laser engraved wood signs, Personalized Welcome plaques, and many custom wood products made to the customer’s specifications and needs.

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