Sam Bats LL-CD1 Select Maple Bat. Sam’s Select Stock bats are professional quality produced from select maple logs. Sam Bat’s wood is cut with straight grain to maximize strength. The Little League LL-CD1 Select Maple Bat is great for transitioning from aluminum to wood. The grip has a similar feel to aluminum in the shape being straight to the knob which is well defined. This bat is well balanced featuring a long sweet spot for maximum performance.