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    1977-79 Rod Carew Game Used & Signed Bat, PSA/DNA GU 9. One of the greatest devotees of Wee Willie Keeler's "hit 'em where they ain't" philosophy, Carew earned his entrance into the 3,000 Hit Club by doing just that. Ken Holtzman once said of Carew, "He has an uncanny ability to move the ball around as if the bat were some kind of magic wand." Here we present one of those magic wands for your collecting pleasure, a signature model Hillerich & Bradsby C243 exhibiting outstanding use from Carew's most productive seasons. Many ball marks and stitch impressions are visible on the barrel, as are blue bat rack streaks. Light pine tar on slightly-cracked handle, and a vintage markered number "29" on knob and barrel end. Length of thirty-four and a half inches (34.5") and weight of thirty-two and a half ounces (32.4 oz.) are correct for Carew's ordering records. Black sharpie signature on barrel is 9/10. LOA from PSA/DNA, GU 9. Full LOA from PSA/DNA (autograph).

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    October, 2019
    17th-25th Thursday-Friday
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