Mid-Summer Classic Auction 2013
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Game used Bill Russell Louisville Slugger signature model bat signed by 32 members of the 1969 Los Angeles Dodgers, Russell's rookie season, from the collection of life long Los Angeles Dodger player, coach, and manager Bill Russell. Bat has been signed in matching perfect mostly 7-8/10 overall black marker/felt tip pen. Players are: Red Adams, Walt Alston(HOF), Carroll Beringer, Ken Boyer, Jim Brewer, Bill Buckner, Jim Bunning(HOF), Willie Crawford, Willie Davis, Alan Foster, Len Gabrielson, Jim Gilliam, Billy Grabarkewitz, Tom Haller, Roy Hartsfield, Tim Hutton, Von Joshua, Andy Kosco, Ray Lamb, Jim Lefebvre, Al McBean, Pete Mikkelsen, John Miller, Joe Moeller, Manny Mota, Claude Osteen, Wes Parker, Ted Sizemore(ROY), Bill Sudakis, Jeff Torborg, Dixie Walker and Maury Wills.
Bat itself 34" long with D143 stamped on knob and "18" in black marker on both knob and top of barrel. Bat exhibits some use with a few ball/rack marks. 10 1/2" of cork wrapped around handle has 2 small areas of cork loss.
LOA from Bill Russell.
Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.