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1990s-2000s Game-Used Bat Lot of (18) With Sosa, Tejada and Giambi

Lot Number 484

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Description

This arsenal of (18) bats was wielded by some of baseball’s most prominent sluggers during the 1990s and 2000s. The weapons show great game use throughout. Includes: Mo. Alou, Church, Cirillo, Drew, Furcal, Ja. Giambi, J. Gonzalez, B. Jordan, K. Mitchell, Ordonez, (2) A. Ramirez, Rowand, Sierra, Sosa, Tejada, Uggla and V. Wells. Full photo LOAs from MEARS, PSA/DNA or Steiner Sports accompany most. More on our website.

Moises Alou 2007-2008 Game-Used Bat a Rawlings-Adirondack “456MA” (31.4-oz/34”) block-letter (full name) blue-ring model. Moderate use is evident with ball and stitch marks about the hitting surface, as well as transposed stampings from OML baseballs. The handle is home to pine-tar residue and a lengthy crack, while Alou’s number “18” is inscribed on both the knob and barrel end. LOA/hologram from Steiner Sports.

Ryan Church 2007 Game-Used Bat a Louisville Slugger “C243” (3o-oz/33-3/4”) signature model weapon with a manufacturer’s “M9” decal adhered to the center. The maple lumber shows outstanding use with ball, bat-rack, cleat and stitch marks about the barrel, as well as transposed OML ball stampings and a small section chipped from the cupped end. Church’s number “19” is inscribed on both the knob and cupped end. Full photo LOA from John Taube, PSA/DNA.

Jeff Cirillo 2006 Game-Used Bat a Rawlings/Adirondack “456CL” (31-oz/34”) block-letter (full name) blue ring model employed during the 2006 season by both Cirillo and teammate Carlos Lee. The ash weapon shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and surface marks about the barrel, as well as grain swelling on the hitting surface, pine-tar residue and a 6” handle crack. The bat was ordered by Cirillo and used by both Cirillo and Lee. The latter player’s customary pine-tar application is present on the handle and center brand, while his number “45” is inscribed on the knob. An MLB Authentication hologram dates the bat to June 16, 2006. Graded A6 by MEARS. Comes with a full photo LOA from MEARS.

J.D. Drew 2006 Game-Used Bat a Louisville Slugger “C243” (30.8-oz/34”) block-letter (full name) model bat with a cupped end. Moderate game use is evident with ball, stitch and surface marks throughout, as well as pine-tar residue and a lengthy H-shaped crack on the handle. Drew’s number “7” is inscribed on both the knob and barrel end. An MLB Authentications hologram accompanies.

Rafael Furcal 2007 Game-Used Bat an Easton “141” (32.2-oz/33-1/2”) signature model bat with a manufacturer’s logo decal adhered to the center. The maple weapon shows heavy use with bat-rack and surface marks throughout, as well as heavy pine-tar residue and a 10” H-shaped crack on the handle. Furcal’s number “15” is inscribed on both the knob and barrel end. An MLB Authentications hologram accompanies.

Jason Giambi 2002-2008 Game-Used Bat a Louisville Slugger “G174” (31.4-oz/34”) signature model bat with a cupped end. The weapon shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and stitch marks throughout, as well as pine-tar residue and a 7” crack on the handle. Giambi’s number “25” is inscribed on the knob. LOA/hologram from Steiner Sports.

Juan Gonzalez 1998 Game-Used Bat a Rawlings-Adirondack “615A” (30.8-oz/34.875”) block-letter (full name) bat with a tan handle an black “Smith” finish on the barrel. The uncracked weapon shows heavy use with ball and stitch marks on the barrel, as well as transposed stampings from OAL Budig baseballs. Gonzalez’ number “19” is inscribed on the knob in black marker. Graded A8 by MEARS. Comes with a full photo LOA from MEARS.

Brian Jordan 2002-2003 Signed Game-Used Bat a Louisville Slugger “M356” signature model with a cupped end and black “Smith” finish. Between the center brand and barrel stampings, Jordan has signed in silver marker (“6-7” strength) and inscribed “33.” The uncracked lumber shows outstanding use with ball, cleat and stitch marks throughout, as well as blue-ink transfers from OML baseballs and light pine-tar residue on the handle. Jordan’s number “33” is inscribed on both the knob and cupped end. Full photo LOA from John Taube, PSA/DNA.

Kevin Mitchell 1992 Game-Used Bat a Mizuno (34.7-oz/35-1/4”) block-letter (“K. MITCHELL”) model with a black “Smith” finish and criss-cross tape layer on the handle. The uncracked ash weapon shows outstanding game use with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as blue ink transfers from OAL Brown baseballs. Full photo LOA from John Taube, PSA/DNA.

Magglio Ordonez 2003 Game-Used Bat a Sam Bat “KB1-CD1” (32-oz/34”) block-letter (full name) weapon features a black finish and a chiropteran-themed logo decal adhered to the center. Heavy use is evident in the form of ball, bat-rack and stitch marks about the barrel, as well as blue-ink transfers from OML baseballs. The handle is home to a heavy coat of pine tar and an H-shaped crack of more than 16”. Weight, measurement and model number details are inscribed within the cupped barrel end. Full photo LOA from John Taube, PSA/DNA.

Aramis Ramirez 2006 Game-Used Bat a MAX bat “C4” (31.7-oz/34”) black-letter (full name) model with a brown handle, black barrel and cupped end. The lumber exhibits evidence of heavy use with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks on the barrel, as well as a 14” H-shaped handle crack and pine-tar residue. Graded A8 by MEARS. Comes with a full photo LOA from MEARS, as well as a COA from the Chicago Cubs. Images of Ramirez using this bat can be found on Getty Images (#71711518, #74734451, #74933282, #75584460).
Aramis Ramirez 2000-2001 Game-Used Bat a Mizuno “P72” (31-oz/34”) block-letter (full name) bat with a black finish. Outstanding use is evident with ball and stitch impressions throughout, as well as Mota Stick and an H-shaped crack on the handle and an impression from a weighted donut. Ramirez’ number “16” is inscribed on the knob and barrel end in yellow paint. Full photo LOA from John Taube, PSA/DNA.

Aaron Rowand 2006-2007 Signed Game-Used Bat a Louisville Slugger “M356” (31.2-oz/33”) signature model bat autographed by Rowand in black marker (“8” strength) between the center brand and barrel stampings. The ash weapon shows significant use with ball, bat-rack and stitch marks throughout, as well as transposed blue ink stampings from OML baseballs. Checking and grain swelling are prevalent, with an adhesive agent applied to mend some areas. Rowand’s number “33” is inscribed on the knob and barrel end. Graded A7 by MEARS. Comes with a full photo LOA from MEARS.

Ruben Sierra 1995-1996 Signed Game-Used Bat a Louisville Slugger “P72” (34.3-oz/36”) signature model bat with a tan handle, black barrel and silver-colored stampings. Between the center brand and barrel stampings Sierra has signed in gold marker (“6” strength). Heavy use is evident with ball and deeply embedded stitch marks about the hitting surface, as well as Mota Stick and a 5” crack on the handle. Graded A7.5 by MEARS. Comes with a full photo LOA from MEARS.

Sammy Sosa 2000 Game-Used Bat a Rawlings-Adirondack “170B” (31.4-oz/34”) signature model bat likely used by teammate Damon Buford during the 2000 season. The uncracked ash lumber shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and deeply embedded stitch marks about the barrel, as well as slight grain swelling on the hitting surface. While it’s possible that Sosa used this bat, it lacks his traditional handle tape and also has Buford’s number “9” inscribed on both the handle and barrel end. Graded A6 by MEARS. Comes with a full photo LOA from MEARS.

Miguel Tejada 2004-2007 Game-Used Bat a Mizuno “MT” (30.8-oz/34”) block-letter (full name) model with a cupped and black “Smith” finish. The uncracked lumber shows moderate use with ball, bat-rack, cleat and deeply embedded stitch marks throughout, as well as grain swelling on the hitting surface and a light coat of Mota Stick on the handle. Tejada’s number “10” is inscribed on the knob. Graded A10 by MEARS. Comes with a full photo LOA from MEARS.

Dan Uggla 2001-2005 Game-Used Bat a Louisville Slugger “I13” (30.4-oz/33-3/4”) block-letter (full name) model with a cupped end. The ash weapon shows heavy use with ball, bat-rack and deeply embedded stitch marks about the barrel, as well as grain swelling on the hitting surface, a 6” handle crack and pine-tar residue. This was used by Uggla during his tenure in the Arizona Diamondbacks minor league system. Graded A9.5 by MEARS. Comes with a full photo LOA from MEARS.

Vernon Wells a Marucci “Hill Custom Cut M” (34-oz/34”) block-letter (full name) weapon with a black “Smith” finish. The maple lumber shows excellent use with ball, cleat and stitch marks on the back barrel, as well as pine-tar residue and a lengthy H-shaped handle crack. Wells’ number “10” is stamped onto the knob. Full photo LOA from John Taube, PSA/DNA.

 
 
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