Saturday, November 25, 2017

Ginormous


At 50 feet tall and weighing in at 2,300 pounds, the ginormous bat is being made in Saskatoon.

It’s been a two year process and will be sent to the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame in Battleford, Sask. next week.
https://globalnews.ca/news/1499809/canadas-largest-baseball-bat-nearing-completion/



Add Saskatchewan’s name to the record books — our province now boasts the biggest baseball bat in the country.
A 15.2 meter-long bat was unveiled at Battleford’s Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday.

World’s Biggest Bat


The Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory brought history to Miller Park during the Milwaukee Brewers most recent homestand. Among the items on display was The World’s Biggest Bat, which is being held by Cynthia Preston and Lawrence Winfrey. Also on display was Hank Aaron’s 700th home run bat that the homerun king used on July 21, 1973. This A99 model ash bat is 35-inches and 32-ounces, ans is one of the significant teasures in the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory collection. The bat is also signed by Aaron. Other pieces of baseball history were bats used by Brewers legends Robin Yount, Paul Molitor, Geoff Jenkins and Rickie Weeks. There were also bat making demonstrations and a replica of Miller Park made with LEGO® Bricks. (Photos by Yvonne Kemp)

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Stan the Man and Pappy

Two looks at this: one for the bat, one for the look on the President's face.
(That's the Florence, Alabama Times Daily, July 8, 1989)



Stan Musial and Bush, the Elder, saluting Little League Baseball.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Here's a bat to look up to!

Here's a bat to look up to!

Here's a bat to look up to!
In Victory Field, Indianapolis, Indiana.

By mrgraphic2 Jim Wallace

Zowie

One giant baseball bat in a 1912 ad for Louisville Slugger that features Frank "Goodnight" Baker.

The Sporting News, May 2, 1912.

H/T to Tim.