Back in 1963 Hispanic names were much more of a rarity on the backs of players’ jerseys, and on October 12, 1963, two teams made of Latino players from the Major Leagues played against each other in what is known as the first and only Hispanic All-Star Game.
It seems like all of Louisville is buzzing with anticipation for the solar eclipse and Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is no exception!
Even before the term was coined, Slugger contract player, Manny Ramirez was just "Manny being Manny," during his first MLB hit.
This year is a banner year for Louisville Slugger contract players at the Baseball Hall of Fame. All three player inductees –Jeff Bagwell, Ivan Rodriguez and Tim Raines – signed promotional contracts and we couldn’t be happier to celebrate their inductions.