Wood Baseball Bats can be certified with the Ink Dot test. The Ink Dot is the stamp of the highest quality wood bat. Bats that feature the Ink Dot signify that they are in the top 3% of wood from the harvest and they satisfy the strict slope of grain requirements by Major League Baseball. For more information about Ink Dot Test please read the post: What is the MLB Ink Dot test for wood bats?
Why do Some Wood Bats have the BBCOR Stamp? If a wood bat is NOT made from one billet of wood it will be labeled composite and requires a BBOCR certification. A composite wood bat simply means it is made from 2 pieces or types of wood.