Western KY Tornado Relief

Following the devastating tornadoes in Kentucky, we are joining the relief efforts by donating $1 from every admission ticket sold between Jan. 1-Jan. 31 to United Way Kentucky. We are proud of our community for pitching in during this tough time.

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Living Legend Award

An Honor Beyond Statistics

Living Legend Award

Who is that peeking from behind his impressive new piece of jewelry? That’s just Ernie Banks having some fun as our 2010 Living Legend honoree.

In 2007, the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Living Legend Award was created to honor a person whose career in baseball, and life outside the game, have taken on legendary qualities by virtue of his talents, achievements and personal conduct. Beyond statistics, recipients of this award have demonstrated a mythic impact upon baseball and American culture.

Our Living Legend recipient receives a customized ring that highlights his career achievements. The festive celebration coincides with our annual live auction of fantastic baseball memorabilia every year, conducted by Hunt Auctions Inc. The event makes for a memorable and historic night!

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Triumph & Tragedy: The Greatness of Jim Thorpe
July 8th 2021
Daily Through February 20th 2022

Triumph & Tragedy: The Greatness of Jim Thorpe

Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of Jim Thorpe signing a contract with Hillerich & Bradsby Co., this exhibit explores the hardships of Thorpe's life, including how baseball was used to unfairly strip him of two gold medals he earned in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics.

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The Best Black Baseball Team You've Never Heard Of
January 1st 2021
Daily Through December 31st 2022

The Best Black Baseball Team You've Never Heard Of

In a true Louisville, Kentucky mash-up - bourbon and baseball came together as Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory discovered the truth behind mysterious and fascinating photographs of a black baseball team that had been exceptional in its time but lost to history.