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    1970's Thurman Munson Game Used Bat, PSA/DNA GU 7. The August 2, 1979 news hit the Yankee faithful like the proverbial ton of bricks. Much like the Kennedy assassination, any Yankee fan who was active in his rooting that year remembers exactly where he was when he heard the news that Munson's plane had gone down and that their beloved team captain had not escaped the flames. The beating heart that had delivered his ballclub from its longest Championship cold streak since Babe Ruth led it to its first was suddenly stopped, and that year the second, even longer drought would begin. This was no coincidence. Despite an absence from Cooperstown, Munson remains one of the most significant Yankees in pinstriped history, and likewise serves as the most sought after and valuable figure in the collectibles market of those players active within the past three and a half decades.

    Here we offer a rare Adirondack Big Stick 369A from Munson's deadly arsenal, exhibiting heavy use with ball marks, stitch impressions, cleat divots and light pine tar. Length is thirty-five inches, with the weight in ounces (32) written on knob in blue ink. Handle is lightly cracked, bringing an end to a long term of service for the Yankee captain. LOA from PSA/DNA, GU 7.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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