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