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    1974 Johnny Bench Game Used Bat, PSA/DNA GU 9.5. It's not an optical illusion--the mid-barrel stamping really is as massive as it appears. The strange and uncommon format allows the experts at PSA/DNA to assign a single-year production range to the provided signature model Hillerich & Bradsby B278, a season of peerless production for the Hall of Fame backstop, who led all National Leaguers in runs batted in (129) and total bases (315).

    The crazy design and prime vintage are only part of the appeal, however, as the lumber exhibits outstanding game use, with ball marks, stitch impressions, green and red rack streaks and heavy pine tar at the cracked and repaired handle. Length is just over thirty-five inches (35.25"), weight almost thirty-three ounces (32.9 oz.). Unquestionably one of the best Bench gamers to hit the auction block in recent memory. LOA from PSA/DNA, GU 9.5.

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    May, 2017
    11th-13th Thursday-Saturday
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