Workers at the Louisville Slugger Factory are making special bats this week to mark the anniversary of Major League Baseball’s oldest ballpark. The bats being turned out at the company’s downtown factory will be used by some members of the Boston Red Sox this Friday. That’s when they’ll take on the New York Yankees and… Continue reading Louisville Slugger Marks Fenway Anniversary With Special Bats
An appeal by Louisville Slugger to the Supreme Court of Montana was unanimously rejected Thursday. The appeal was filed in response to a 2006 judgment. In 2003, 18-year-old pitcher Brandon Patch died after a baseball hit him in the face. The ball was struck by an aluminum bat made by Louisville Slugger. The boy’s family… Continue reading Louisville Slugger Loses Appeal in Montana Case
The conference, called BaseballCON and SoftballCON, will have common general sessions, but there will be breakout sessions specific to each sport.
Baseball greats Pete Browning, Arlie Latham and Gus Weyhing are all storied to have been the first to swing it. Honus Wagner was the first to get his signature branded on it, creating the first professional sports endorsement of a consumer product. Ted Williams was so invested in it he picked out his own wood from the factory! It is the Louisville Slugger and it’s celebrating 125 years of creating customized bats for some of baseball’s greatest players. Listen to the Show