August 20, 2014 Hall Of Fame Catalog Auction (#42)
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There was nothing quite like a Jimmie Foxx home run; powerful, muscular arms whipping a 36 inch bat into a pitch with incredible speed, ball rocketing from home plate to places beyond even faster. Ruth's home runs were majestic, Foxx exhibited brute force. In his 20-year career "Double X" belted 534 home runs, amassed 1922 RBIs and was a three-time American League MVP. Manuf: H&B. Model Number: Pre-Model. Labeling Period: 1930. Length: 36 in. Weight: 37.1 oz. Wood: Ash. Finish: Standard. Condition: Uncracked. Ball and hit marks are present on the left and back barrel. The bat evidence of excellent use and possesses identifiable player use characteristics. According to John Taube, the bat has been identified because of its ash composition as being ordered by Foxx on September 18, 1930, his last order of the 1930 season prior to the World Series. Accompanied by a LOA from PSA/DNA grading the bat a GU 8.5.
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