Baseball Bat used by Stan Musial for his 3,000th Hit

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.

Date Made: 1958

Associated Institution: Saint Louis CardinalsUser: Musial, StanMaker: Hillerich & Bradsby Co.Louisville Slugger

Place Made: United States: Kentucky, Louisville

Name Of Sport Or Game: BaseballWeb Subject: SportsLevel Of Sport: Professional

Subject:

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure, Many Voices, One Nation

Exhibition: Many Voices, One Nation

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0620.01Accession Number: 1979.0620Catalog Number: 1979.0620.01

Object Name: batbaseball bat

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal, brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 34 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 87.63 cm x 5.715 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-7c28-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_676820

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