Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: Aluminum Bat - Biggest in Canada

Perhaps the biggest in the world. 45 feet long -- an all-aluminum baseball bat. A rival bat in Saskatchewan, 50 feet long, is scheduled to be unveiled in 2014.
97th Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada
At the NW corner of 97th Avenue and 118th Avenue. Right across the street from Big Daddy's Tattoos and Piercings, The Barbecue House and Al Bert's Donair and Shawermah.
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Aluminum Bat - Biggest in Canada

In 2001, the city of Edmonton decided to "revitalize" busy 118th Avenue by renaming the street "Avenue of Champions" and erecting a giant aluminum bat! Some sources refer to it as the Biggest Baseball Bat in Canada, but I suspect that it is quite likely the biggest bat made out of aluminum in the entire world. It is 15 metres long on a 6 metre base.

The street corner is busy day and night with traffic and the bat is almost hidden between power poles and electric lines. But it is certainly big!

[Gregory Melle NotSorry.com, 08/19/2008]

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