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Big Bat & Big Glove

Go BIG or go home!

Big Bat & Big Glove

The Big Bat is the world's largest baseball bat. Made of steel, it weighs 68,000 pounds and towers 120 feet into the sky. The Big Bat is an exact-scale replica of Babe Ruth's 34-inch Louisville Slugger bat.

What’s the scoop on The Big Glove? Climb on, crawl through, slide down! Discover our giant, prehistoric ball glove. Handcrafted from 450-million-year-old Kentucky limestone, our 17-ton sculpture is entitled "Play Ball."

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The Louisville Unions Rediscovered
January 27th 2020
Daily Through December 31st 2020

The Louisville Unions Rediscovered

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.

Home Run Halloween
October 31st 2020

Home Run Halloween

From the depths of Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory the ghosts and goblins have awakened to welcome the 5th Annual Home Run Halloween. This year the spine-tingling excitement happens every Sunday in October and Halloween day.