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Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams Signed Bats (2)
Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,528
Pair of H&B commemorative pro-model bats signed, respectively, by Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams. 1) Joe DiMaggio signature model "D29L" bat inscribed "Best Wishes - Joe DiMaggio" in blue Sharpie (grading "10") directly below the barrel stamping. 36 inches in length. In Near Mint Condition. 2) Ted Williams limited-edition model "W166" bat commemorating his career accomplishments. The following notations are gilt stamped on the barrel: "LEGEND OF THE KID - TRIPLE CROWN '42 & '47 - MVP '46 & '49- .406 '41 - LIFETIME BA .344 & 521 HR." The bat is numbered "617 of 1000." Williams has signed the bat in gold paint pen (grading "9/10") on the sweet spot of the barrel. This bat has a particularly special provenance, as it once belonged to Williams' daughter, Claudia. A special label affixed to the barrel reads "Ted Williams Bat From the Ted Williams Trust for Claudia Williams." 35 inches in length. In Mint condition. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Total: 2 bats. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $1,528
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