Tried and true white ash lumber headlines this arsenal that includes (14) game-used or professional model baseball bats. With varying degrees of game use, the assortment includes weapons wielded by: Dale Alexander (1933-1942); Tony Armas, Sr. (1977-1979); Mark Carreon (1990-1996); John Franco (1986-1989); (2) Chuck Kress (1950-1959); Garry Maddox (1983-1986); Kevin McReynolds (1990); Keith Miller (1990); Graig Nettles (1983-1985); Placido Polanco (2003-2012); and Tim Tuefel (1990). More on our website.
Dale Alexander: 1933-1942 Hillerich & Bradsby (33.2-oz/35) signature model. The white ash lumber exhibits excessive use with a worn finish, checking about the hitting surface and a lengthy handle crack mended by vintage bat boy nails.
Tony Armas, Sr.: 1977-1979 Hillerich & Bradsby (35-oz/34-3/4) K75 signature model two-toned weapon with a tan handle and brown barrel. The uncracked white ash lumber shows heavy use with a 9 slice of wood missing from the hitting surface, as well as heavy pine-tar residue on the handle and a faded black marker notation of 11 on the knob.
Mark Carreon: 1990-1996 Worth (31.4-oz/33-1/2) WC117 block-letter model with a glossy black Smith finish. The uncracked weapon shows light use with ball and surface marks on the hitting surface, as well as handwritten notations of 45 on both the knob and indented barrel end.
John Franco: 1986-1989 Louisville Slugger (33-oz/34) P72 block-letter (last name only) model. The white ash lumber shows light use with surface marks throughout, as well as a handle crack whose length has been obscured by a 13-1/2 layer of athletic tape. There is a crack and separation on the barrel end, as well. Francos number 31 is inscribed on both the knob and barrel end.
Chuck Kress: 1950-1959 Hillerich & Bradsby (35.4-oz/35) S2 block-letter (last name only) model. The white ash weapon shows heavy use with grain swelling/checking about the barrel, as well as a handle crack whose length has been obscured by a layer of athletic tape.
Chuck Kress: 1950-1959 Hillerich & Bradsby (35-oz/35) S2 block-letter (last name only) model. The uncracked bat shows light use with scattered surface marks.
Garry Maddox: 1983-1986 Rawlings-Adirondack (33-oz/34-1/2) 154B block-letter model. The red-ring lumber shows moderate to heavy use with ball, bat-rack and surface marks about the barrel, as well as grain swelling on the hitting surface, a handle crack of 5-1/2 and a black marker notation of 31 on the knob.
Kevin McReynolds: 1990 Louisville Slugger (31.8-oz/35-1/4) M110 signature model. The uncracked weapon shows light use with bat-rack marks on the barrel and black marker notations of 22 on the knob and barrel end.
Keith Miller: 1990 Louisville Slugger (30.2-oz/33-3/4) S2 block-letter (last name only) model. The white uncracked ash weapon shows minimal use with 25 written in black marker on both the knob and cupped end.
Graig Nettles: 1983-1985 Louisville Slugger (31.8-oz/34-1/2) T141 signature model weapon with a deep-brown finish. The white ash lumber shows heavy use with ball and stitch marks about the hitting surface, as well as a lengthy H-shaped handle crack and a handwritten notation of 9 on the knob. Between the center brand and barrel stampings, Nettles has signed in gold-colored marker (9 strength).
Placido Polanco: 2003-2012 Louisville Slugger (29.2-oz/33) L163 two-toned signature model bat with a tan handle and black Smith finish on the barrel. The uncracked bat shows nice game use with ball and stitch marks about the barrel, as well as pine-tar residue on the handle and handwritten notations of 27 on both the knob and cupped end. Between the center brand and barrel stampings, Polanco has signed in silver Sharpie (9 strength) and inscribed 27.
Tim Tuefel: 1990 Rawlings-Adirondack (31.8-oz/34) 470B block-letter model. The uncracked blue-ring weapon shows minimal use with bat-rack streaks on the barrel and a black marker notation of 11 on the knob.
Professional Model: 1990s (35.2-oz/34) Rawlings-Adirondack model with a glossy black Smith finish and no player name on the barrel. The uncracked ash shows minimal use.
Professional Model: 1990s (28.6-oz/34) Rawlings-Adirondack red-ring model with no player name on barrel. The uncracked bat shows minimal use.
Also included is a 1986-1989 Louisville Slugger 34 store model (uncracked, no use); and a 1980s Louisville Slugger Cy Block 34 signature model retail bat (uncracked, minimal use)
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