Wonder what the secret to Adrian Gonzalez's record-setting power surge might be? After Gonzalez became the first player in MLB history to hit five home runs in his team’s first three games, there are plenty of theories. But not many of them involve his bat. Well, we spent a day with Trinity Bat Company in Fullerton, California, just before the start of the regular season and watched them make a new batch of ash bats for Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman. As the company explains, Gonzalez helps choose the features of his bat, and then a team sets to work building an MLB-caliber work of art. Check out the unique handcrafted process:

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