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Commemorative and Retail Bat Lot of (19) with 1930s KiKi Cuyler Model

Lot Number 274

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Description

Turned for use on sandlots or to commemorate big league superstars, these (19) bats comprise a ready-made arsenal for the diamond enthusiast. With varying degrees of use on some, highlights include: Full-Size Commemorative Bats: 1984 Louisville Slugger brown bat signed by Pee Wee Reese (gold marker, “9” strength); 1992 Hall of Fame LE (482/1000) induction bat; Store Model Bats: 1933-1934 Hillerich & Bradsby KiKi Cuyler signature model. More on our website.

COMMEMORATIVE BATS:

Pee Wee Reese Signed 1984 Hall of Fame Bat: a Louisville Slugger 34” signature model commemorating Hillerich & Bradsby’s 100th anniversary and Reese’s August 12, 1984 Hall of Fame induction; the weapon has a brown finish and gold-colored stampings and is signed on the barrel by Reese in gold marker (“9” strength).

50 Home Run Seasons: a limited edition (270/1000) Hillerich & Bradsby 35” display weapon with a glossy black “Smith” finish and gold-colored facsimile signature stampings of players who hit at least 50 home runs in a single season and the dates of the accomplishments. Listed are: Foxx, Greenberg, Kiner, Mantle, Mays, Mize, Ruth and Wilson. On the barrel, Cecil Fielder has signed in gold-colored marker (“8” strength) and inscribed “AL 90 – 51.”

Darren Daulton 1995 All-Star Game: a Louisville Slugger 34” signature model with a brown finish and gold-colored stampings of “1995 ALL-STAR GAME” and “ARLINGTON, TEXAS” flanking Daulton’s facsimile signature. Between the center brand and barrel stampings, Daulton has signed in gold marker (“7-8” strength) and inscribed “#10” (JSA cert/sticker).

1992 Hall of Fame Induction Bat: a limited edition (482/1000) Louisville Slugger 34” model issued at the August 2, 1992 Hall of Fame induction ceremony with gold-colored facsimile signature stampings of McGowan, Fingers, Seaver and Newhouser.

Babe Ruth: a 1995 Hillerich & Bradsby 36” model commemorating the 100th birthday of Babe Ruth.

Boston Red Sox: a 1989 Cooperstown Bat Co. “Major League Team Series” 34” model listing the Red Sox’ championship seasons on the barrel.

Chicago Cubs: a 1991 Cooperstown Bat Co. “Major League Team Series” 34” model listing the Cubs’ championship seasons on the barrel.

Philadelphia Phillies: a Hillerich & Bradsby 29” “bottle barrel” model with a dark-brown finish commemorating the 1976 National League centennial.

STORE MODEL BATS:

Hank Aaron: a 1970s Hillerich & Bradsby 32” signature model issued by Magnavox; uncracked bat has a black “Smith” finish and 92) tiny holes on the barrel from where a plaque was once displayed.

Johnny Bench: a Hillerich & Bradsby 1970s 31” block-letter “Grand Slam” model (minimal use)
Johnny Bench: a 1980s Louisville Slugger 32” “R43” signature model (light use)

Ron Cey: a 1977-1979 Hillerich & Bradsby 36” “K55” signature model (shows minimal use)

Roberto Clemente: a 32” Louisville Slugger signature model turned during the 1980s; bat shows heavy use with indentations on the hitting surface.
Roberto Clemente: a 32” Wilson 1970s “Little League” signature model; heavy use

KiKi Cuyler: a Hillerich & Bradsby 34” 1933-1934 retail model (as evidenced by the “40-H.C.” identified engraved within the center brand) with “H.S. Cuyler” facsimile signature engraving on the barrel; this uncracked vintage lumber shows moderate use.

Nellie Fox: 1960s Hillerich & Bradsby 34” signature model with a Hornsby-style knob (light use)

Mickey Mantle: a Hillerich & Bradsby 1970s 32” signature model (light use)

Jackie Robinson: a 32” Hillerich & Bradbsy 1970s “R17” 32” signature model with a thick handle reminiscent of the ones gripped by Robinson during his playing days (light use)

Louisville Slugger: a 1980-1983 Louisville Slugger 31-3/4” model with a cupped end (piece missing from knob; heavy use)

 
 
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