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Baseball Bats

Explorer C
Can baseball bats be carried on the plane if they are packaged in a sealed box? My boys just got a new wood bat in Cooperstown NY and need to get them home to California. Thanks!

Re: Baseball Bats

Aviator A

No, as per TSA baseball bats must be checked.  Go to the TSA "What Can I Bring?" page then search for bat, this is what is there now:


"Baseball Bats
  • Carry On Bags: No
  • Checked Bags: Yes

Sports equipment that can be used as a bludgeon (such as bats and clubs) is prohibited in the cabin of the plane and must be transported in your checked baggage."

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