MAKE ME A REASONABLE OFFER. IF YOUR OFFER IS AUTOMATICALLY DECLINED, SEND ME A MESSAGE. Description: LVS model T141 DON MATTINGLY professional model bat is un-cracked with & exhibits evidence of excellence use. Several ball marks & ball stitch impressions are visible on all sides of the barrel. Also visible on the bat are blue bat rack streaks. There is a light coat of pine tar on the handle. MICKEY MANTLE’s retired Yankee number ” 7 ” is written on the knob in black maker. A Don Mattingly signature is on the front of the barrel in black marker and is authenticated by JSA. One very interesting practice of Mattinglys was to intentionally mark the knobs of his bats with the wrong uniform number to help prevent his bats from being stolen from the clubhouse, which was happening quite a bit during his prime years. Occasionally, Mattingly would place retired Yankee numbers like “3” (Babe Ruth), “5” (Joe DiMaggio) and “7” (Mickey Mantle) on the knobs of his bats in part as a tribute to these legends and to also confuse those trying to acquire one of his true gamers. Conclusion: A fter a thorough examination of this Don Mattingly professional model bat and its player use characteristics, it is our. Opinion that the bat is authentic, and was GAME USED by Mattingly during the referenced labeling period. The bat exhibits medium / excellent use and possesses identifiable player use characteristics. We have assigned the bat a grade of. PSA / DNA GU 8.5. PSA/DNA LOA : #1B02166 (GAME USED / GRADED 8.5). PLEASE READ & REVIEW EVERYTHING THAT I PROVIDED IN THE DESCRIPTION ABOUT THIS ITEM SO YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHAT YOU ARE RECEIVING. Any questions or concerns just send me a message. I will reply ASAP. Thank you for looking, Please check out my other auctions. The item “DON MATTINGLY Autographed Game Used LVS T141 BAT NY YANKEES MLB PSA GU 8.5 JSA” is in sale since Sunday, November 25, 2018. This item is in the category “Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Game Used Memorabilia\Baseball-MLB\Bats”. The seller is “5-tool-sportz” and is located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Player: #23 DON MATTINGLY
- Team: New York Yankees