Louisville Slugger museum will honor baseball-great Mike Schmidt – WLKY Louisville


The Louisville Slugger Museum will pay tribute to a baseball legend.Philadelphia Phillies great and Ohio native Mike Schmidt will receive the 2019 Living Legend Award. He will join a prestigious group of baseball Hall of Famers who have received the award, such as Cal Ripken Jr. and Ken Griffey Jr. “I’m proud to be the recipient of this year’s Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Living Legend Award,” said Schmidt. “Louisville Slugger is an iconic brand that is synonymous with baseball. It’s an honor for me to be recognized by the museum and be included among the award’s past honorees,” Schmidt added.During his 18-season career with the Phillies, Schmidt hit 548 home runs, took home a World Series title and earned the Golden Glove award 10 times. Schmidt is regarded as one of the greatest third basemen of all time.The ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday. To honor the living legend, the museum has produced a two-toned maroon and powder-blue finished collector’s bat with Schmidt’s signature for the occasion.Only 100 signed bats will be available.

The Louisville Slugger Museum will pay tribute to a baseball legend.

Philadelphia Phillies great and Ohio native Mike Schmidt will receive the 2019 Living Legend Award. He will join a prestigious group of baseball Hall of Famers who have received the award, such as Cal Ripken Jr. and Ken Griffey Jr.

“I’m proud to be the recipient of this year’s Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Living Legend Award,” said Schmidt. “Louisville Slugger is an iconic brand that is synonymous with baseball. It’s an honor for me to be recognized by the museum and be included among the award’s past honorees,” Schmidt added.

During his 18-season career with the Phillies, Schmidt hit 548 home runs, took home a World Series title and earned the Golden Glove award 10 times. Schmidt is regarded as one of the greatest third basemen of all time.

The ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday. To honor the living legend, the museum has produced a two-toned maroon and powder-blue finished collector’s bat with Schmidt’s signature for the occasion.

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Only 100 signed bats will be available.


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