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Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Big Bat vandalized with red paint

The iconic Big Bat outside of the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory was vandalized overnight Monday.
Crews work to clean the Big Bat outside of Louisville Slugger Museum.
Crews work to clean the Big Bat outside of Louisville Slugger Museum.(WAVE)
Published: Sep. 7, 2020 at 1:48 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The iconic Big Bat outside of the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory was vandalized overnight Monday.

LSMF staff worked to remove the vandalism at the base of the bat by peeling the paint off and using a pressure washer.

Officials with the museum said in a statement released Monday morning that security camera video captured the act and will be shared with authorities.

The museum will remain open for business from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Labor Day.

Crews work to clean the Big Bat outside of Louisville Slugger Museum.
Crews work to clean the Big Bat outside of Louisville Slugger Museum.(WAVE)

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