Employed by modern day sluggers from both circuits, these professional model weapons are ideal additions to any game-used arsenal and include:
Alex Gordon a 2010 Rawlings-Adirondack (31.4-oz/33-1/4”) “143B” black-ring model (no name) signed on the barrel in black Sharpie (“9” strength). The uncracked bat features a cupped end and shows minimal use with bat-rack and surface marks
John Mayberry, Jr. a 2009-2010 Old Hickory (33.6-oz/34”) block-letter model, the bat features a dark brown finish and is signed by Mayberry in silver marker (“7” strength) between the manufacturer’s logo decal and barrel stampings. The bat shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and surface marks, as well as a lengthy H-shaped handle crack, silver marker notations of “40” on the know and barrel end and a 2” layer of soiled athletic tape lining the handle’s lower portion.
Carlos Santana a 2010 Sam Bat (32.2-oz/33-12/”) “SG1” block-letter model signed in black marker (“8-9” strength, inscribed “#41”) between the manufacturer’s logo decal and barrel stampings. The maple weapon shows outstanding game use with ball, bat-rack and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed stampings from OML baseballs, pine-tar residue about the handle, a 10” crack and size/weight specifications inscribed within the inverted barrel end.
Carlos Ruiz a 2006-2011 D-Bat (29.8-oz/34”) “DB-X13A Calicho” model (no name) with “51” and weight specifications written within the inverted barrel end. The lumber shows extensive game use with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks about the barrel, as well as transposed stampings from OML baseballs. Additional use signs include pine-tar and Motta Stick residue, as well as a crack of just over 3” on the handle’s upper portion.
Ryan Vogelsong a 2010 Marucci (31.4-oz/33”) “RV22-M” block-letter model with a glossy black “Smith” finish, the bat shows solid game use with ball, deeply embedded stitch marks and transposed OML ball stampings throughout. Additionally, there is scoring and light pine-tar residue about the handle and a series of cracks near the manufacturer’s logo decal.
Auction LOA (for autographs only) from JSA.
Huggins and Scott is allowing the winning bidder 45 days from the date when payment is received to have the item independently authenticated. Payment must, however, be made within two weeks from the end of the auction. Huggins and Scott is not responsible for any authentication fees or shipping charges incurred by the winning bidder but H&S will refund the hammer price and buyer's premium if the item does not pass authentication with a reputable third party company.