The dating guide
Although each of the girls is different, the process is the same.
It’s a good idea to head to Le Marche before any given date to purchase a gift.
Below is a "dash-diamond-dash" line, with "LOUISVILLE, KY. The font used and the dash-diamond dash separates this bat from Outside and below the oval has the word "TRADEMARK" There is one example that uses the word "COPYRIGHTED" The next center brand Reads: "J. HILLERICH & SON" done with "MADE BY" above it, and "LOUISVILLE SLUGGER" at the very top. Outside and below the oval has the word "TRADEMARK" "C." with the "dash-dot dash" below. OFF." NOTE: "125" first appears in the center brand in 1915." with the catalog number directly above it. A." replaced dash-dot-dash in 1921, and is directly below "The 1965-1979 Center Brand remains exactly the same from the period before but the Registered Trademark is added directly after the words "LOUISVILLE SLUGGER" at the top. There are other variations of this label through 2000-2015 but the sample is just showing the basic design of the oval. The Registered Trademark symbol is to the right of the H&B logo but now at the top. The "125" is the catalog number designated for Professional and high quality store model bats.
Labels can be can be narrowed down to smaller eras and I will add the info in the near future. The 1983-1989 period is the same as the 1980-1983 center brand but the oval was made smaller, and measures 3 1/2" across Thirty-three years since their last change, Louisville Slugger redesigns their logo. The letters "LS" is squeezed in between the outer and inner boarders, at the top. HILLERERICH & BRADSBY CO." is at the top; the catalog number above "H&B" followed by "MADE IN U. H&B also produced bats in 1933 & 1934 stamped "Trade Mark Reg U. Pat Off" under the center brand with "Powerized" alone.
Once you reach a certain part of Judgment’s story, you can meet girls and have girlfriends.