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    1985 Pete Rose Game Used Bat with Rose Letter. The baseball season of 1985 is best remembered for a single event, and this bat derives from the arsenal of its architect. Charlie Hustle hustled past the great Ty Cobb this season, claiming the throne of the Hit King, quite possibly for eternity. This deep brown signature model Louisville Slugger R219 exhibits solid use from that campaign, with light checking on two sides of the barrel, indicative of use by a productive switch-hitter. Rose's distinctive handle tape remains in place, and number "14" is written on knob and barrel end. Length is thirty-four inches, weight thirty-two and a half ounces. Bold silver sharpie autograph appears on back barrel. Included is an "Aug. 25, 1985" letter on Reds letterhead signed by Rose, attesting to the bat's authenticity. Letter of provenance from Pete Rose. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

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    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
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