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    1965-68 Elston Howard Game Used Bat, PSA/DNA GU 9. Better late than never, as they say. Despite the New York Yankees' firmly established dedication to winning, the team was woefully overdue in integrating its roster, eight years behind the Brooklyn Dodgers' pace when they introduced Elston Howard on April 14, 1955. Presented is a rare relic from the arsenal of the 1963 American League MVP and Monument Park honoree, used at some point during the final four seasons of Howard's career.

    The signature model Hillerich & Bradsby K55 exhibits use characterized as "outstanding" in the PSA/DNA letter of examination, which notes ball marks, stitch impressions, grain checking, two tones of rack streaks, cleat impressions and a repaired handle crack. Heavy pine tar appears on the handle, which has been scored for grip. Length is thirty-six (36) inches, weight thirty-four (34) ounces. One of the best Howard bats in the hobby! LOA from PSA/DNA, GU 9.


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