Slugging It Out
- Bats for Big Leaguers. // Time;8/8/1960, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p78
The article profiles the president of Hillerich & Bradsby Co. Inc., John A. Hillerich Jr. It mentions that Hellirich is the man behind the whizzing and good timbered baseball bats in the major league ballparks of the U.S. that are used by most big leaguers. It also states that Hillerich's...
- At the Plate. // Popular Mechanics;May2012, Vol. 189 Issue 5, p26
The article evaluates several baseball bats including Power Brigade S3 from Easton Inc. and Exogrid 2 from the company Louisville Slugger.
- Better baseball bats. Stover, Dawn; Vizard, Frank // Popular Science;Jul98, Vol. 253 Issue 1, p23
Features a high-technology design baseball bat called `Air Attack' developed by Louisville Slugger. Type of material this bat was manufactured from; Features of this bat; Benefits of using this bat; Information on other baseball bats.
- Innovation Steps Up to the Plate. AVERETT, NANCY // Inc.;Oct2013, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p100
The article focuses on how Louisville, Kentucky-based Hillerich & Bradsby manufactures its MLB Prime baseball bats.
- Louisville Slugger Anecdotes .. // Baseball Digest;May2009, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p88
The article presents the views of baseball players on the Louisville Slugger bats created by woodworking company Hillerich and Bradsby Co. Inc. in Louisville, Kentucky. Ted Williams stresses that he made an upgrade on the grips of the bats which help enhance his batting performance. Babe Ruth...
- A 125-YEAR-OLD HEAVY HITTER. DURSO, THOMAS W. // Family Business;Summer2009, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p45
The article presents information on the baseball bat and equipment manufacturer, Hillerich & Bradsby (H&B). The entry notes that the company started in 1859 as a woodworking business and became known in 1884 as the maker of Louisville Slugger baseball bats. The section cites that H&B has...
- GOING, GOING, GONE!: THE MAKING OF A BASEBALL BAT. CANTU, DIANA // Technology & Engineering Teacher;Oct2012, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p8
The article offers information related to the history and development of baseball bats in the U.S. It provides a brief history and overview of the construction process of various types of baseball bats such as Louisville Slugger bats, metal bats, ball exit speed ratio measure (BESR) bats. It...
- A slugger's paradise. Black, James T. // Southern Living;Jan97, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p24
Features the Louisville Slugger Museum and Visitors Center in Kentucky. History of Louisville Slugger baseball bats made by Hillerich & Bradsby Co.; Babe Ruth's bat as centerpiece of the museum; Other players whose bats are exhibited; Admission fees; Contact information.
- Louisville Slugger Museum. // American History;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p69
Announces the opening of the Louisville Slugger Museum in Louisville, Kentucky. Tribute to the history of the Hillerich and Bradsby Co.'s baseball bat production and to the art of hitting; Museum's playing field; Extensive interactive displays that profile the Major Leagues' greatest hitters.