Baseball bat used by Stan Musial for his 3,000th hit.

Baseball bat used by Stan Musial for his 3,000th hit.

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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.
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
Place Made
United States: Kentucky, Louisville
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
ID Number
1979.0620.01
accession number
1979.0620
catalog number
1979.0620.01
subject
Baseball
Sports
Professional
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Cultural and Community Life: 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

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