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Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory

It takes a special place to craft the official bat of Major League Baseball. Since 1884, Louisville’s Hillerich & Bradsby has been putting prime lumber into the hands of the greatest players of the game. While baseball itself has changed a bit between then and now, as a visit to the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory will attest, the crack of the bat remains one of the sporting world’s most thrilling moments.

Like this story? Check out our Season Three interview with Anne Jewell, executive director of Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory.

Program 112
The restoration of a Louisville landmark, the Barney Bright clock; local Girl Scouts; the Louisville Slugger museum and factory; and a retrospective on the 1937 Ohio River flood. (#112)