With roots in the Big Apple, members of the Yankees, Mets and Dodgers have autographed these (3) bats. Includes:
1960s-1980s New York Mets: a 34” H&B model with “NEW YORK METS FOUNDATION” barrel stamping; signed in fiber tip marker (average “8-9” strength) by: Ken Boswell, David Cone, Sid Fernandez, Jack Fisher, George Foster, Gary Gentry, Bud Harrelson, Howard Johnson (inscribed “20”), Ed Kranepool, Dave Magadan, Willie Mays, Lee Mazzilli, Ray Sadecki, Tom Seaver, Warren Spahn, Al Weis and Mookie Wilson.
1950s-1960s New York Yankees: a 34” Hillerich & Bradsby Mickey Mantle signature model retail bat signed in black marker (average “8-9” strength) by: Mel Allen, Hank Bauer, John Blanchard, Ryne Duren, Bill Gardner, Tom Henrich, Hector Lopez, Gil McDougald, Joe Pepitone, Bobby Richardson, Bobby Shantz, Moose Skowron, Ralph Terry, Tom Tresh and Gene Woodling. Bat shows heavy use and is cracked.
Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers: a 1986-1987 Louisville Slugger “C271” Craig Shipley (34”, 30.5-oz) block-letter (last name only) model signed in blue marker (average “8” strength). Highlights include: Tommy Davis, Sandy Koufax, Lou Johnson (signed “Sweet Lou Johnson") and Bill Russell. The bat shows heavy use with ball and surface marks throughout, as well as multiple handle cracks, pine-tar residue and a black marker notation of “38” on the knob.
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