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    1968 Eddie Mathews Game Used Detroit Tigers Team Signed Bat, PSA/DNA GU 9.5. "I've only known three or four perfect swings in my time," Ty Cobb once told a reporter when questioned about Mathews. "This lad has one of them." It was a swing that would carry the superstar slugger all the way to Cooperstown and make him the sixth member of the illustrious 500 Home Run Club. Mathews closed out his remarkable career with the assistance of this signature model Hillerich & Bradsby M110 bat - 34.5" and 31.5 ounces. The uncracked lumber was used during Mathews' short stay in the Motor City.

    Heavy use is captured with ball marks and stitch impressions on the left and back barrel from use. Cleat marks and bat rack streaks add some serious personality to the bat which also has light pine tar. Twenty-three of Mathews' World Champion teammates signed the bat in black marker - average 5/10 to 6/10. Some of the autographs are barely visible from exposure. Autographs include: Sain, Brown, Kaline, Cash, Horton, Smith, Tolan, Mathews and more. "7" is written and "M110" punched into the knob. LOA from PSA/DNA, GU 9.5. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from SGC Authentic.


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    November, 2017
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