As a huge baseball fan I highly enjoyed the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory. I went with a group of friends who could care less about baseball and even they enjoyed it.
When you first enter you are welcomed by a great shrine to baseball history. You get to see Babe Ruth's bat used to hit his final home run, Showless Joe Jackson's bat from the Black Sox Scandal, and there is a even a great section devoted to softball and women in baseball. There is also a section where you are able to hold game used bats. As a diehard Red Sox fan holding David Ortiz' bat was probably the highlight of my trip to Kentucky.
We then started our tour with an old timey baseball fan. You could tell how much our guide loves his job, the history of the bat, and baseball itself. I only wish I could remember his name. He gave a great tour from how the first bat was made to how they are cut and dipped now. He had great quips and one liners to keep us adults amused but was also great at getting the kids involved and interested in the factory.
This tour is a must if you are in the Louisville area for baseball fans and I would highly recommend it to nonfans as well. Baseball is America's past time, what better way to learn about it?!
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