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MLB Home Run Derby champ Pete Alonso uses bats from Maine

Dove Tail Bats has been working with the Mets slugger since 2019.
National League's Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, holds the champions trophy after winning...
National League's Pete Alonso, of the New York Mets, holds the champions trophy after winning the MLB All Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 12, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)(David Zalubowski | AP)
Published: Jul. 13, 2021 at 5:52 PM EDT
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SHIRLEY, Maine (WABI) - Maine had a small role in the MLB home run derby last night in Denver in the form of a baseball bat.

New York Mets All-Star Pete Alonso who won last night’s derby, his second straight derby victory, uses bats made in Shirley, Maine.

Dove Tail Bats has been working with the Mets slugger since 2019.

Alonso, who is nicknamed polar bear Pete, created the design on the companies Polar Power bat.

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