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    1938-44 Heinie Manush Team Index Game Used Bat, MEARS A7. A major stumbling block for collectors of Hall of Fame lumber will tumble for one winning bidder as we proudly present the very first Manush lumber to cross our desks. The potential seven-season span of manufacture crosses the threshold between the end of his Major League playing career in 1939 and the beginning of his service as a manager of Double-A and Class B teams in Toronto, Rocky Mount and Greensboro, North Carolina. The signature model Hillerich & Bradsby R16 exhibits heavy use at the hands of this 1964 Hall of Fame inductee, with ball marks, stitch impressions and significant grain checking to the barrel. We stress that this is a team index bat, and thus use by Manush himself cannot be determined, but it's a great place-holder until a certain gamer comes along. Length thirty-five inches, weight thirty-three ounces. LOA from MEARS, A7.

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