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5:30/4:30 pm
on KET2

Anne Jewell, Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory

Anne Jewell is the executive director of the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. Joining Hillerich & Bradsby Co. in 2000 as Director of Marketing, she became executive director in 2003.

Anne Jewell with Candyce Clifft The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory tells the story behind the world-famous Louisville Slugger baseball bat, and the family-owned company that has created it since 1884. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city of Louisville.

Prior to her work with H&B, Ms. Jewell served as marketing and public relations manager for the Belle of Louisville and Spirit of Jefferson. She also worked for four years as a reporter with WHAS-TV.

A native of South Bend, In., Anne has given presentations and taught classes on the history of professional baseball in Louisville. She has been a contributing writer for Smithsonian Baseball and has authored a children’s book about the world’s biggest baseball bat. Jewell has also written a book on the history of the Belle of Louisville.

She is married with a young son, is a New York Yankee fan and identifies herself as a grownup tomboy.

Program 313
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