Both are uncracked with medium use. The Helton is a 34-3/4" Mizuno Pro with "T H" stamped on the knob, while Sheffield's is a 33-1/2" Louisville Slugger with a cupped end and knob number notation "11." For a good read on the pair's chances at a Cooperstown berth, we recommend this analysis.
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