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    1989 Ken Griffey Jr. Game Used Rookie Bat Shard. Yes, even the great Ken Griffey Jr. got sawed off on occasion. This bat shard (28" present) was obtained June 15, 1989 when The Kid hit into a double play in Minnesota. The bat was thrown into the garbage only to be rescued and given by Jay Buhner to a player on his brother's Little League team. The entire story is spelled out in a letter from our consignor. Much of the content centers around the connection with Jay Buhner's brother and the work in getting the bat autographed. The Adirondack model 255B bat (originally 28.5" and 27.1 ounces) has a number of baseball marks, stitch impressions and blue ink transfers on the back barrel. Griffey signed the lumber in 10/10 white paint pen. LOA from PSA/DNA, Authentic (bat). Full LOA from PSA/DNA (autograph). Letter of provenance from consignor. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication (autograph).

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2016
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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