You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

25 Famous Products Still Proudly Made in America

Reader's Digest Logo By Lauren Cahn of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 25: Bud Hillerich, who was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1866, made the first pro-baseball bat. It was for Pete Browning, whose nickname was the Louisville Slugger The year was 1884, and that was the start of the Louisville Slugger baseball bat, which is still made in Louisville to this day, albeit by Wilson, which acquired Hillerich's company, Hillerich & Bradsby, in 2015. Enjoy these vintage baseball photos.Buy now

Louisville Slugger baseball bats

Bud Hillerich, who was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1866, made the first pro-baseball bat. It was for Pete Browning, whose nickname was the Louisville Slugger The year was 1884, and that was the start of the Louisville Slugger baseball bat, which is still made in Louisville to this day, albeit by Wilson, which acquired Hillerich's company, Hillerich & Bradsby, in 2015. Enjoy these vintage baseball photos.Buy now
© Via amazon.com

More from Reader's Digest

Reader's Digest
Reader's Digest
image beaconimage beaconimage beacon