Some of sports' greatest have come from this lively city on the banks of the Ohio River. Now one Louisville legend is honoring another as The Greatest – Muhammad Ali – and his unsurpassed achievements in boxing and humanity are noted on a very special limited-edition and numbered collectible bat from Louisville Slugger.
"Two great sluggers from Louisville are united with the Muhammad Ali Louisville Slugger bat," said John Obie of BigTimeBats.com which
licensed with Muhammad Ali Enterprises to produce the bat with Louisville Slugger. "Ali fans worldwide will want this unique collectors' item."
The bat is a 34-inch natural-finish Louisville Slugger bat engraved with an array of highlights from the three-time World Heavyweight Champion's life and career.
"The bat is engraved with Ali's signature and recognizes him as The Greatest," Obie said. "It also has his famous 'Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee,' quotation along with information about his birth in Louisville as Cassius Marcellus Clay and his evolution to become Muhammad Ali."
This beautifully engraved bat also notes Ali's achievements as an amateur boxer, National Golden Gloves Champion, AAU National Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist. His induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and lighting of the Olympic torch at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic games are included as well.
This very special collectible Muhammad Ali – The Greatest – Louisville Slugger bat is available exclusively at www.BigTimeBats.com for just $99.95 plus shipping. Only 10,000 have been made, and each is numbered.
"Now that we've announced these unique and exclusive Muhammad Ali Louisville Slugger bats, we expect them to go fast," Obie said.