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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."

What's Happening

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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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Daily Programming
January 1st 2021
Daily Through December 31st 2021

Daily Programming

In addition to our fascinating bat factory tour, amazing artifacts, and interactive exhibits- don't miss our entertaining daily programming!

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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.