Canadians have some gumption.

First, they insist that Moosehead is a drinkable sud. Second, they try to beat Americans at their own game – baseball. Sam Holman, for what its worth, makes some magnificent baseball bats. His Sam Bat, located in Ottawa, was the first maple stick approved for use by the Major Leagues.

Founded in 1997, Sam Bat’s can now be found in the hands of top flight dudes and guys like Prince Fielder. Editions are also available that would look fabulous over the mantle. And, there are Little League approved bats for youngsters wishing to swing the same Maple as their professional heroes.

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