The force was with us on Saturday as we hosted the first-ever Star Wars™ Day at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. Many guests showed up decked out in Star Wars costumes, and they were rewarded with free admission to the museum.
Fanfest provides a rare opportunity for fans to actually touch and hold game-used bats from baseball legends Roberto Clemente, Stan Musial, Cal Ripken, Jr., Pete Rose and Carl Yastrzemski, as well as current star Giancarlo Stanton.
It’s hard to come by a lot of firsts for a company that dates back over 130 years, but Miami Marlins star outfielder Christian Yelich became the first player in company history to sign his bat contract on site in January 2015.
After 45 years, 9 months and 8 days of making Louisville Slugger baseball bats, beloved craftsman Danny Luckett retired from the company.