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    1980-83 Johnny Bench Game Used Bat, PSA/DNA GU 10. Louisville Slugger signature model B278 is the format used by the two-time National League MVP and World Series Champion as he closed out his Hall of Fame career. This remarkable specimen earns its perfect PSA/DNA assessment through outstanding game use seen in ball marks, stitch impressions, cleat marks and heavy pine tar on the uncracked handle. Length of thirty-five and a half inches (35.5") and weight of thirty-three and a half ounces (33.4 oz.) match factory ordering records. Number "5" appears in vintage marker on knob. A truly spectacular representation from the heart and soul of the Big Red Machine. LOA from PSA/DNA, GU 10.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $5,000 - up.

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