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    A major milestone for Pops!

    1978 Willie Stargell 2,000th Career Hit Game Used & Signed Bat, PSA/DNA GU 10.
    He supplied all twenty-one seasons of his Hall of Fame career to the sports fans of Steeltown, occupying a Pittsburgh pantheon with a select few immortals like Wagner, Clemente and Bradshaw. Yet fewer than ten thousand were on hand to witness the special occasion the offered bat recorded in the final weeks of the 1978 season. A lead-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning of a six-to-three victory over the Atlanta Braves at Three Rivers Stadium elevated this beloved Steeltown superstar to a plateau of achievement summited fewer than 300 times in Major League history.

    The 1978 season was the one in which the veteran slugger introduced "Stargell Stars," small patches to adorn teammates' hats in recognition of special achievements, and Willie surely earned one for himself as he launched a landmark hit with the supplied signature model Hillerich & Bradsby K44. The lumber exhibits excellent game use with ball marks, stitch impressions, cleat divots and eight inches of original spiral grip tape on the uncracked handle. Stargell's jersey number is written in black marker Roman numerals on the knob, while the barrel is autographed in 10/10 black marker beneath a notation reading, "3 Sept 78, 2,000 Hit."

    This important gamer is arguably the most significant from Stargell ever to appear on the hobby's auction block, measuring thirty-six inches (36") in length and weighing thirty-five and a half ounces (35.5 oz.). LOA from PSA/DNA, GU 10.Full LOA from PSA/DNA (autograph). Full LOA from SGC Authentic (autograph).


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    August, 2017
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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