As I think about it, I think if I were a big guy, like 250+lbs, I might go with the bat.. that could be fun. As a 150-160lbs guy the bat might be too ambitious of a choice is all.
Yup, I thought the exact same thing. A 150 pound man can darth in faster with the knife, but create less force with the bat, and with a heavyweight it's the other way around.
This thread have been kinda knife-heavy so far. Somewhat surprising, although I'm in the knife camp myself.