Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1987 Cal Ripken Jr. Game Used Bat, PSA/DNA GU 7. The most familiar stat in the career of Cal Ripken was 162 as just about every year he showed up for work every day of the baseball season. The sporting world's Iron Man helped save baseball during its darkest days as our nation crawled back to the game which seems to grab at our heartstrings every summer. Ripken Jr. brought this very Louisville Slugger model P72 bat to the plate during the '87 campaign. The uncracked bat (35" and 35.6 ounces) shows decent overall use with ball marks centered around the back barrel and a few stitch impressions. Even blue ink transfers are visible throughout.

    John Taube's research revealed the following: Cal Ripken Jr.'s factory order record on file at Louisville Slugger Inc., included an order on September 15, 1987 for two 35 inch P72 models with a black finish. The order does not include a weight designation. The order is noted as "Baseball Miscellaneous" in the where the customer name appears. In most instances, we would consider this bat to be a promotional model bat. However, in this case we believe the bats were delivered to Cal Ripken Jr." LOA from PSA/DNA Bats, GU 7.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 253

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976

    Learn about consigning with us

    The hammer price for my Mantle card significantly exceeded my admittedly conservative estimations, and I couldn't be more pleased.
    George T.,
    Pinetop, AZ
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search