Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat

Description
St. Louis Cardinal Stan "The Man" Musial (b. 1920) used this Louisville Slugger to collect his 3,000th hit on May 13, 1958, in Chicago's Wrigley Field. The umpires later presented him with the bat.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bat
baseball bat
Date made
1950s
date made
195
1958
associated institution
Saint Louis Cardinals
user
Musial, Stan
maker
Hillerich & Bradsby Co.
Louisville Slugger
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 34 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 87.63 cm x 5.715 cm
Place Made
United States: Kentucky, Louisville
ID Number
1979.0620.01
accession number
1979.0620
catalog number
1979.0620.01
subject
Baseball
Sports & Leisure
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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