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(41) Single-Signed Professional Model Baseball Bats

Lot Number 442

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A “41-gun salute” echoes loudly in this lot of (41) autographed baseball bats. The tried and true weapons are pro stock models that exhibit evidence of nice use in some capacity (likely batting practice or spring training). Signatures average (“8-9”) potency with highlights including: Sandy Alomar, Jr., Garth Brooks, Billy Butler, Eric Chavez, Ron Guidry, Justin Morneau, (2) Luis Gonzalez, Jeff Kent, Paul Konerko, Rafael Palmeiro, (2) Grady Sizemore, Matt Williams and Kerry Wood. Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.

Sandy Alomar, Jr.: Louisville Slugger (32.4-oz/34-1/2”) “R161” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“10” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat shows light use with ball and surface marks about the hitting surface, as well as a 17” layer of athletic tape that may or may not obscure a handle crack.

Garth Brooks: Louisville Slugger (33.8-oz/33”) “M110” pro stock model signed in black marker (“9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings and inscribed “God Bless.” Bat shows heavy use with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings, heavy pine-tar residue and a lengthy handle crack. There are handwritten notations of “Rosy” and “19” on the knob. In addition to his singing and songwriting skills, Brooks is proficient on the diamond. He was signed to a minor league contract by the San Diego Padres in 1999 and was invited to spring training, where he went 1-for-22.

Ellis Burks: D-Bat (32-oz/34”) “DB-243M” Pro Maple model signed in blue marker (“9” strength) between the manufacturer’s logo decal and barrel stampings. The bat features a cupped end and shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings, a lengthy handle crack and a 7” missing piece from the handle.

Billy Butler: Louisville Slugger (31.6-oz/34”) “C243” pro stock model with a brown finish and gold-colored stampings. Butler has signed in silver marker (“9” strength) and inscribed “16” between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat features a cupped end and shows moderate use with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings and an H-shaped handle crack.

John Castino: Louisville Slugger (31-oz/33-3/4”) “R161” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“8” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings and inscribed “#2 – 79 AL ROY.” Bat features a cupped and shows heavy use with ball, stitch and surface marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings and a handle crack partially obscured by a 16” layer of athletic tape. The knob is home to a black marker notation of “Clem.”

Ronny Cedeρo: Louisville Slugger (30.4-oz/34”) “C271” 1XX MLB timber model with a black “Smith” finish. Cedeρo has signed in silver marker (“8-9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings and inscribed “#5.” Uncracked bat features a cupped end and shows heavy use with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as heavy pine-tar residue on the handle.

Eric Chavez: Louisville Slugger (31.4-oz/34”) “P72” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“8-9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings and an H-shaped handle crack partially obscured by a criss-cross layer of athletic tape.

Shawon Dunston: Louisville Slugger (29.6-oz/33-1/4”) “C271” Pro Stock model with a black “Smith” finish and silver-colored barrel stampings. Signed in silver marker (“8-9” strength) on the barrel. Uncracked bat shows heavy use with ball and stitch marks on the barrel, as well as transposed ball stampings and checking on the hitting surface.

Erubiel Durazo: a Rawlings-Adirondack (29.8-oz/34”) blue-ring model signed in blue marker (“8” strength) between the manufacturer’s logo and barrel identifiers. Uncracked bat shows minimal use.

Cliff Floyd: Rawlings-Adirondack (30.6-oz/33”) “433” blue-ring model signed in blue marker (“9-10” strength) between the manufacturer’s logo and barrel stampings. Uncracked bat features a cupped end and shows moderate use with ball, bat-rack, cleat and stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings on the hitting surface and a generous application of pine tar on the handle.

Edgar V. Gonzalez: Louisville Slugger (31.8-oz/33-3/4”) “I13” Pro Stock model with a brown “Walker” finish and gold-colored barrel stampings. Signed in blue marker (“9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat features a cupped end and shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and stitch marks about the barrel, as well as transposed ball stampings and a lengthy H-shaped handle crack.

Luis Gonzalez: Louisville Slugger (30.2-oz/34”) “C243” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“9-10” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat shows moderate use with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings and a 3” handle crack. There is grain swelling and checking on the hitting surface, as well as a black marker notation of “Curry” on the knob.
Luis Gonzalez: Louisville Slugger (31.2-oz/32-3/4”) “C243” pro stock model with a tan handle and black “Smith” finish on the barrel. Gonzalez has signed in silver marker (“6” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat shows moderate use with surface marks throughout, as well as generous pine-tar residue on the handle, a lengthy handle crack and a criss-cross layer of athletic tape.

Sean Green: Louisville Slugger (31-oz/34”) “M110” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“8-9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings and a two missing portions along the knob.

Shawn Green: Louisville Slugger (30.6-oz/33”) “C271” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“8-9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings and inscribed “15.” Bat shows moderate use with ball and stitch marks throughout, as well as a handle crack partially obscured by a 9” layer of athletic tape.

Ron Guidry: Louisville Slugger (30.6-oz/34”) “T141” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. There are (2) additional unidentified signatures. Bat shows light use with bat-rack and surface marks, as well as a lengthy handle crack/missing piece partially obscured by a 12-1/2” layer of athletic tape.

Mike Hargrove: Louisville Slugger (31.4-oz/34”) “P72” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“8-9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings and inscribed “1974 AL ROY.” Bat features a cupped end and shows light use with surface marks on the barrel, as well as a lengthy handle crack partially obscured by a layer of athletic tape.

Orlando Hudson: Louisville Slugger (31.2-oz/33”) “M110” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“9” strength) on the barrel and inscribed “#1.” Bat shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and stitch marks throughout, as well as excessive grain swelling/checking on the hitting surface and pine-tar residue and scoring on the handle. Uncracked, the bat has a criss-cross layer of athletic tape on the handle.

Jason Jennings: Louisville Slugger (32.4-oz/33”) “M110” Pro Stock model signed in blue marker (“9-10” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Uncracked bat shows minimal use with areas of finish loss on the hitting surface.

Dan Johnson: Louisville Slugger (30-oz/33-3/4”) “C243” pro stock model with a black “Smith finish; signed in silver marker (“7” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat has a cupped end and shows heavy use with bat and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as heavy pine-tar residue on the handle and a missing slice whose length is obscured by a layer of athletic tape.
Dan Johnson: Louisville Slugger (31-oz/34”) “C271” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Uncracked bat shows light use with surface and cleat marks on the hitting surface, as well as a black marker notation of “Hunt” on the knob.

Eric Karros: Louisville Slugger (30.8-oz/34”) “M110” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat shows heavy use with ball and surface marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings and an H-shaped handle crack partially obscured by a criss-cross layer of athletic tape.

Jeff Kent: a Rawlings-Adirondack (34.8-oz/34”) “232” model signed in blue marker (“8-9” strength) between the manufacturer’s logo and barrel stampings. Uncracked bat shows no use.

Paul Konerko: a Hoosier Bat Co. (30.4-oz/34”) “HB 215” model with a black “Smith” finish. Konerko has signed in silver marker (“7” strength) and inscribed “14” on the barrel. Bat shows moderate use with ball and surface marks about the barrel, as well as a handle crack of 4”.

Jason Kubel: Rawlings-Adirondack (31.6-oz/34”) “143B” blue-ring model signed on the barrel in blue marker (“8” strength) and inscribed “16 – First Target Field Home Run 4-12-10.” Bat features a cupped and shows moderate use with ball, cleat and surfaces marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings, pine-tar residue and a handle crack whose length is obscured by a 6-1/2” layer of athletic tape.

Derek Lee: Louisville Slugger (30-oz/33”) “I13” Pro Stock model signed to the right of the barrel stampings in blue marker (“9” strength). Bat features a cupped and shows light use with ball, bat-rack and stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings and a lengthy handle crack.

Bake McBride: Louisville Slugger (32-oz/32-3/4”) “C243” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“8-9” strength) just below the barrel stampings. Bat shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings and a lengthy handle crack partially obscured by a criss-cross layer of athletic tape. Additionally, excessive grain swelling/checking on the barrel appears to have been secured by an adhesive agent.

Mitch Moreland: Louisville Slugger (31.4-oz/34”) “M110” pro stock model with a black “Smith” finish on the handle and a silver barrel. Moreland has signed in blue marker (“8-9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings and inscribed “19.” Uncracked bat shows no use and has grain swelling about the hitting surface.

Justin Morneau: Rawlings-Adirondack (32.6-oz/34-1/4”) blue-ring model signed on the barrel in blue marker (“10” strength) and inscribed “33.” Uncracked bat shows no use.

Rafael Palmeiro: a Rawlings-Adirondack (31-oz/34”) “212B” silver-ring model with a glossy black “Smith” finish. Palmeiro has signed in silver marker (“7” strength) between the manufacturer’s logo and barrel identifiers. Uncracked bat shows no use.

Alexei Ramirez: Louisville Slugger (30.8-oz/33-1/4”) “C243” Pro Stock model with a black “Smith” finish and silver-colored barrel stampings. Signed in silver marker (“8-9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings and inscribed “10.” Bat features a cupped end and shows moderate use with ball and transposed ball stampings about the barrel, as well as a 4” crack on the handle’s upper portion.

Grady Sizemore: a D-Bat (30.6-oz/34”) “DB-271A” pro cut model with a tan handle and black “Smith” finish on the barrel. Sizemore has signed in silver marker (“5-6” strength) between the manufacturer’s logo decal and barrel stampings. The bat features a cupped end and shows heavy use with ball, transposed ball stampings and deeply embedded stitch marks about the hitting surface, as well as a 4” handle crack.
Grady Sizemore: Diablo Bats (32.2-oz/34”) “244” model with a brown finish signed in silver marker (“8” strength) between the manufacturer’s decals. Bat features a cupped end and shows moderate use with ball, bat-rack and stitch marks about the barrel. A lengthy handle crack has been partially covered with an 8-1/2” layer of athletic tape.

Ted Sizemore: Rawlings-Adirondack (30.6-oz/32”) retail blue-ring model signed in blue Sharpie (“10” strength) near the barrel stampings. Uncracked bat shows no use.

Shannon Stewart: Louisville Slugger (31.6-oz/34”) “C271” pro stock model with a brown finish and gold-colored stampings. Stewart has signed in blue marker (“8-9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings and inscribed “23.” Bat shows moderate use with ball marks and transposed ball stampings on the barrel, as well as a 4” handle crack.

Huston Street: Louisville Slugger (30.6-oz/33”) “C243” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat shows heavy use with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings, an H-shaped handle crack and checking/separation on the hitting surface. On the knob, a handwritten notation of “Salazar” suggests that the bat was used during the 2011 Pacific Coast League season with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, as Street was teammates with Jeff Salazar that season.
Huston Street: Louisville Slugger (30.4-oz/34”) “C243” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“8-9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings and inscribed “20 – 05 AL ROY.” Bat shows moderate use with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings, heavy pine-tar residue and a 9” H-shaped handle crack partially obscured by a criss-cross layer of athletic tape.

Mickey Tettleton: Louisville Slugger (25.2-oz/35-3/4”) “K100” model signed in blue marker (“8” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat has traits similar to those of a “fungo” bat and shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings and a handle crack partially obscured by a layer of athletic tape. There is severe checking/wood loss on the hitting surface. On the knob, “Q” is written in blue marker.

Rickie Weeks: Louisville Slugger (30-oz/33”) “C243” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“8-9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat shows heavy use with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings and a barrel crack. Additionally, there is excessive checking on the hitting surface.

Matt Williams: Louisville Slugger (30.8-oz/34”) “I13” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“9” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Uncracked bat shows light use with bat-rack marks about the barrel, as well as areas of light finish loss near the barrel stampings.

Kerry Wood: Louisville Slugger (29.2-oz/33”) “M110” pro stock model signed in blue marker (“9-10” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. Bat shows heavy use with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed ball stampings and an H-shaped handle crack mended by a series of nails and heavy pine-tar residue. The knob is home to a handwritten inscription of a bible passage.

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