In celebration of a Mid-Summer classic, two World Series installments and a Cooperstown induction ceremony, these (4) commemorative bats were turned by Kentucky’s famed Hillerich & Bradsby plant in limited quantities. The full-size white ash keepsakes present (NM-MT) with glossy surfaces and gold-colored facsimile signature stampings (or block-letter stampings for those who were not under contract with H&B). Includes:
1953 Hall of Fame Bat: a 34” limited edition (42 of 500) model with a brown finish and gold-colored facsimile signature stampings of: Ed Barrow, Chief Bender, Tommy Connolly, Dizzy Dean, Bill Klem, Al Simmons, Bobby Wallace and Harry Wright.
1980 Philadelphia Phillies World Series Black Bat: (39) names including: Boone, Carlton, Green (manager), Luzinski, McGraw, Rose, Schmidt and Unser.
1984 All-Star Game Black Bat: limited edition (92 of 100) model with (27) block-letter names of San Francisco Giants All-Star Game participants, including: F. Alou, Cepeda, J. Clark, Marichal, Mays, McCovey, Montefusco and G. Perry.
1988 Oakland A’s World Series Black Bat: 1988 Oakland A’s World Series Black Bat: (37) names including: Canseco, Eckersley, Lansford, La Russa, McGwire, Stewart, Weiss and Welch.