1950 Jackie Robinson Game Used Bat, PSA/DNA GU 8....
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9701 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, IL 60018
The single season labeling style of this signature model Hillerich & Bradsby H4 allows definitive attribution to the gaudy stats of that 1950 campaign, the pale ash weapon exhibiting use characterized as "moderate" by the hobby's top bat expert. PSA/DNA's John Taube directs our attention to ball marks and stitch impressions on the back barrel of the hefty thirty-six ounce gamer. Length is thirty-five inches.
A signed and notarized letter from the original recipient of the bat from Robinson, still a resident of Brooklyn, identifies the date of his exciting meeting with the future Hall of Famer as May 21, 1950, a tough ten to nine loss to the Reds at Ebbets Field. Robinson recorded a hit in the contest to end the game at an impressive .333 average. LOA from PSA/DNA, GU 8. Letter of provenance from original recipient.
Service and Handling Description: Bats, Clubs, Sticks, Swords, Rifles, etc. (view shipping information)