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    1961-63 Stan Musial Game Used & Signed Bat, PSA/DNA GU 9.5. A late-career workhorse from one of the greatest hitters ever to step to into a Major League batter's box, this Hillerich & Bradsby M159 is positively dripping with use, clearly a key instrument in putting the finishing touches on Musial's eye-popping stat line. Leading expert John Taube characterizes the use as "outstanding," drawing attention to the plenitude of ball marks, cleat marks adn three colors of bat rack streaks documenting multiple series of action. Remarkably, the handle remains uncracked.

    The relic perfectly matches The Man's personal preferences, from its thirty-four and a half inch (34.5") length to its thirty and a half ounce (30.5 oz.) weight, and is enhanced by a black sharpie signature on the barrel from its original owner (8/10). A virtually perfect specimen from the closing acts of Musial's storied career, fully deserving of its lofty PSA/DNA rating. LOA from PSA/DNA, GU 9.5. Full LOA from PSA/DNA (autograph).



    Guide Value or Estimate: $10,000 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    January
    31st Friday
    Auction Dates
    February
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    70 Days
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