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    1959-60 Willie Mays Game Used Bat. Tremendously desirable gamer from the first half of the Say Hey Kid's Hall of Fame career dates to a two-year period in which Mays found himself in his customary position near the top of the power-slugging rankings, averaging over seventy-five extra base hits each season. This potency is clearly evident in the punished grain of the presented block-lettered Hillerich & Bradsby W173, coated with ball and stitch marks and bearing an expertly repaired crack high on the handle. Green streaks of paint at the barrel and knob are attributable to contact with a bat rack, though some other negligible paint stains appear to have no attribution to game use. A small mounting hole at the knob is equally innocuous. Length and weight of thirty-five inches and thirty-three ounces respectively perfectly match ordering records, helping to garner an impressive grade of GU 8 for this important early-career relic. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2009
    23rd-24th Thursday-Friday
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