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    1976 Hal McRae Kansas City Royals Game Used Bat.
    One of the first players to truly adopt the role of designated hitter, Hal McRae amassed over 2,000 hits in his 19-year career, the bulk of which was spent with the Kansas City Royals. In the finest season of McRae's career, 1976, he batted .332, led the league in On Base Percentage (.407), earn an All-Star Appearance, and finished fourth in MVP balloting. He entered the final game of the '76 season on top of the American League batting race, but his teammate George Brett went 2-4 and clinched the title by less than .001. McRae was inducted into the Royals Hall of Fame in 1989.

    Offered is a Louisville Slugger Genuine P89 Harold McRae model bat, measuring 34" and weighing 32 ounces, the cracked lumber shows excellent game usage with a number of ball marks on the barrel and original tape on the handle that has pine tar embedded with in it. Presence of the Bi-Centennial branding dates the bat to 1976. Letter of Provenance from Kansas City Royals Batboy.


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