Bat Used by Hank Greenberg Sold at Auction for Over $25,000
Bat Used by Hank Greenberg Sold at Auction for Over $25,000

A bat used by Jewish Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg sold at auction for over $25,000.

The closed auction on the website of Lelands-Sports Memorabilia and Card Auctions did not say who is taking home the Detroit Tiger star’s wood bat, which was signed by 34 teammates from the 1937 club, for $25,063.20. Bidding started at $5,000.

The lot description says “there is a deep ball mark near the crack at the top of the handle” and rates the bat’s use as “moderate.” Greenberg signed right above his name on the barrel of the bat.

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