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Description: 1968 Johnny Bench autographed All-Star Game professional model baseball bat. Adirondack 302 model bat measures 35" long and weighs 34oz. "Johnny Bench 1968 All Stars" text is block lettered in the barrel and model number "171A" is factory stamped in the knob. A touch of light surface wear, with no evident use, is visible throughout which is appropriate as Bench made no plate appearances in the game but did catch the bottom half of the 9th inning. It would mark the first of an eventual (14) appearances in the mid-summer Classic and come during the landmark season in which he became the first catcher to be named Rookie of The Year and the first Rookie to claim a Gold Glove at that position. Signed in marker rating 9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA, letter of provenance from Johnny Bench, and LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX/MT
Estimated Price Range: ($4,000-$6,000)
Current EST:  10/27/20 6:05:51 AM
 
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