August 25, 2011 BY Aaron Hope / 3
There’s a factory on West Main Street in Lousiville, Kentucky that takes in a ton of lumber and spits out the world’s most famous wooden baseball bats. When you visit the Louisville Slugger plant, you’re immediately struck by the 68,000lb bat at its entrance, though you’re much more likely to leave with a scale replica or maybe a keepsake like the keychain dangling from this new collaborative sneaker. The Louisville Slugger x PRO-Keds Royal applies leather lacing to a rich brown leather upper for a look that’s closer to a glove than a bat; is it still a home run? Click through to see more angles and stick with Sneaker News for the US release date. via HS.