The offered lot contains (13) game-used baseball bats from the last (30+) years of Phillies history. Seven examples are signed including Abreu, David Bell, Lieberthal, A. Nunez, Polanco, Rowand and O. Virgil with signatures averaging (“8”). The unsigned game-used bats in this collection include Byrd, Dellucci, Helms, Bake McBride, Jason Michaels and R. Wolf. The Bell, Nunez and Rowand examples remain uncracked while the others show small to large handle or barrel cracks. Signatures come with an auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. Produced by a variety of makers, these bats show moderate to extensive use with individual bat descriptions available on our website.
Signed Game-Used Bats
The Bobby Abreu Carolina Clubs (32oz/34-1/2”) shows moderate to heavy use with ball, cleat and rack marks and a well-used handle. Both the knob and end have a 53 personalization with the barrel displaying a bold silver paint pen signature that rates an (“8-9”). The reverse of the barrel shows a hairline crack though the bat remains very strong. Features an MLB Authentication hologram MT00448146 used versus the Mets.
The Mike Lieberthal Rawlings Big Stick (32oz/33”) shows extensive use with heavy pine-tar on the handle as well as ball and ample rack marks. Both ends feature a 24 personalization and the upper handle will show a medium crack. The blue sharpie signature rates (“8-9”) and the bat has an MLB Authentication hologram BB08500 used versus the Marlins.
The Abraham Nunez Rawlings Big Stick (32oz/33-1/2”) shows heavy use with ample well-embedded ball marks, rack marks and minor pine tar. The bat displays a 3 personalization on either end and bears a silver paint pen signature that rates a (“9”). This bat is uncracked.
The Placido Polanco Louisville Slugger Genuine L163 (31oz/33”) shows heavy use with lightly to heavily embedded ball marks, rack-marks and light pine tar. With a cracked handle, the bat will display a 27 personalization on either end with a silver paint pen signature rating a (“7”).
The Aaron Rowand Louisville Slugger Genuine M356 (32oz.33”) shows moderate to heavy use with ample rack and cleat marks, areas of deadwood and handle to mid-barrel pine tar. Featuring 33 personalization marks on either end of the bat, the this uncracked beauty bears a black sharpie signature that rates a (“9”).
The Ozzie Virgil Worth 500T Thumper (35oz/35”) shows moderate use including light pine-tar, rack marks, a cross-taped handle and 17 personalized knob. The bat displays a handle-crack and features a blue sharpie signature that rates a (“7”).
The David Bell Louisville Slugger M110 (32oz/34”) shows very limited use and has had the barrel end shellacked showing some crazing. The handle does show some use, the reverse-barrel displays deadwood and either end will reveal a 4 personalization. Uncracked lumber with a silver paint pen signature that rates a (“6-7”)
Unsigned Game-Used Bats
The Marlon Byrd Louisville Slugger Genuine M356 (32oz/34”) shows moderate to heavy use with ample rack and cleat marks as well as tar and a hairline crack near the center. Both ends feature a 29 personalization.
The David Dellucci Louisville Slugger Genuine G174 (32oz/34”) shows moderate to heavy use with ample cleat, rack and ball marks as well as pine tar on the handle. There is a large handle-crack with a small piece missing, as well as a 2 personalization on the bat end and a 5 personalization on the knob with the 2 personalization scribbled out. The bat features an MLB Authenticated hologram BB085295 that states it is a Dellucci bat lated used and eventually cracked by Pat Burrell, explaining the changing of the personalization.
The Wes Helms Rawlings Big Stick (34oz/34-1/2”) shows moderate use with ball and rack marks as well as handle-wear and light pine tar. Both ends display an 18 personalization with a large crack present on the upper handle. MLB Authenticated hologram BB511057 versus the Astros.
The Bake McBride Adirondack 302 Big Stick (32oz/33”) shows minor use and features a medium crack that has been screw-repaired and lightly shellacked. The knob bears a 22 personalization.
The Jason Michaels Zinger X-Series (32oz/33-1/2”) shows moderate use with several ball and rack marks as well as a tarred handle. Both ends display a 22 personalization with a handle crack presented about 6” from the knob.
The Randy Wolf Louisville Slugger Genuine C271 (32oz/33-1/2”) shows moderate to heavy use with ball and cleat as well as ample rack marks and a tarred handle. A very large crack is present about 7” off the knob with a 43 personalization visible on either end.