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Description1968 Detroit Tigers Game Used Bats from Starting Lineup Lot of 10 - Kaline Graded PSA/DNA GU 9. The city of Detroit rejoiced as one in 1968 when race riots were set aside to cheer on the beloved Tigers. This collection of ten game-used bats pays tribute to the men who led the offense on a daily basis. Each bat shows proper use. The Norm Cash professional model stick is a Pro Stock bat. Included are: 1.) 1973-74 Al Kaline model M110L bat (34.5" and 31.2 ounces) with a handle crack. Heavy pine tar is found on the handle and a layer of deadwood is secured on the back barrel. PSA/DNA graded the bat GU 9 for its excellent use characteristics. Signed. 2.) 1973-75 Mickey Stanley model 016 model bat - 35" and 33.5 ounces. Light use shown with "24" written on the knob. Uncracked. A few ball marks are on the back barrel. 3.) 1973-75 Willie Horton model S2L (35" and 32.9 ounces) uncracked bat. Cleat marks and bat rack streaks are visible. A few marks present. "XXIII" is written on the knob and heavy pine tar is on the handle. 4.) 1973-75 Bill Freehan model M110L bat (35" and 31.5 ounces) with a handle crack. Ball marks (back barrel) and pine tar (handle) have accumulated. "Lee #11" is written on the knob. 5.) 1969-72 Gates Brown model C263 (34.5" and 30.6 ounces) bat with a handle crack. Great use shown throughout. 6.) 1965-68 Dick McAuliffe model H176 (35" and 31.7 ounces) bat with a handle crack just above the zig zag handle taping. Some of the taping has pulled away. Light use. 7.) 1965-68 Ray Oyler model R17 (35" and 32. 1ounces) uncracked bat. Moderate checking appears on the back barrel from use. "32 3/4" is written on the knob. 8.) 1969-72 Norm Cash Pro Stock bat (35" and 31.6 ounces) with "6" branded near the trademark. "25" is written on the knob. 9.) Circa 1970 Don Wert model M110 (34.5" and 31 ounces) with a handle crack. Ball marks and checking consume the back barrel. "8" is written on the knob. Wert signed the barrel. 10.) 1967-72 Jim Northrup model S2L (35" and 31.6 ounces) uncracked bat. Moderate to heavy use on all angles. Northrup signed the barrel end. LOA from PSA/DNA, Each Bat.
Guide Value or Estimate: $4,000 - up.
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