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This Woodcut featuring the Brooklyn Atlantics Championship Starting Nine, led by early stars Dicky Pearce, Fred Crane, Sam Crane and Joe Start, went undefeated while winning 18 games in 1865.

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This Woodcut featuring the Brooklyn Atlantics Championship Starting Nine, led by early stars Dicky Pearce, Fred Crane, Sam Crane and Joe Start, went...

Why is baseball universally considered our National Pastime? Some say the game, at its apex, often achieves something lofty. However expressed, we all can agree that baseball, with its deep American roots, touches us all.

 

 

When a baseball player uses the main tool of his trade, the baseball bat, he is gripping the most important single weapon in his arsenal. Each is customized to a certain weight, length, and feel. This exhibit features the bats used by some of baseball’s greats during their professional career.