Philadelphia faithful recall the hallowed ground and 21st & Lehigh with this multi-signed commemorative bat. Issued by the Cooperstown Bat Co., this bat is designed to preserve memories of Philadelphia's Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium, which served as the home field for both the Athletics from 1909-1954 and Phillies from 1938-1970. In addition to a handsome decal of the venerable venue and some pertinent historic notes, the bat barrel is decorated with (57) autographs (average "9-10") of hometown heroes who manned the Shibe Park/Connie Mack diamond during the 1950s-1960s. Auction LOA from JSA.
Signers are: Roy Sievers, Jim Bunning, Rich Ashburn, Frank Thomas, Lou Limmer, Terry Harmon, Roger "Doc" Cramer, Don Cardwell, Dick Sisler, Andy Seminick, Alex Johnson, Tony Taylor, Stan Lopata, Dave Philley, Bob Miller, Bobby Del Greco, (2) Gene Conley, Don Money, Dick Groat, Dick Allen, Robin Roberts, Art Mahaffey, Bobby Wine, Eddie Sawyer, Elmer Valo, Tony Gonzalez, Costen Shockley, John Briggs, Al Neiger, Russ Meyer, Gran Hamner, Bobby Shantz, Howie Bedell, Johnny Callison, Connie Ryan, Ruben Amaro (Sr), Harry "The Horse" Anderson, Jack Sanford, Bubba Church, Cookie Rojas, Ken Silvestri, Eddie Joost, Byron Browne, Gene Mauch, Del Ennis, Ray Herbert, Curt Simmons, Ed Bouchee, Gus Zerniel, Jim Greengrass, Jack Hamilton, Ryne Duren, Ted Kazanski, Pancho Herrera, Ferris Fain and (1) undetermined.