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    1973-74 Johnny Bench Game Used Bat, PSA/DNA GU 7.5. He's widely considered the greatest player ever to wear the vest and mask, and this relic derives from the prime of Johnny Bench's storied career. The offered lumber has a labeling period from 1973-74. Bench's trusted model B278C (35.25" and 32.1 ounces) shows great overall use. The bat was broken into two pieces and then taped back together. It is being held together by the athletic tape on the barrel end. About two inches of wood has splintered off. One crack is pulling away somewhat. The tape has the following written: "Cracked by John Bench in Montreal 8-25-74."

    Ball and baseball stitch marks are on the back and left barrel from repeated contact. Red and green bat rack streaks and moderate pine tar buildup is also visible. This bat is a perfect candidate for a professional repair. "5" is written on both sides, and the barrel end is cupped. LOA from PSA/DNA, GU 7.5.


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