HERNANDEZ, KEITH GAME USED BAT (MEARS AUTHENTICATED)

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Regular price $500.00

Keith Hernandez (born October 20, 1953) is an American former Major League Baseball first baseman who played the majority of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets. Hernandez was a five-time All-Star who shared the 1979 NL MVP award, and won two World Series titles, one each with the Cardinals and Mets. A contact hitter with a .296 career average and a walk rate of 12.5%, Hernandez's career hitting productivity was 31% above league average. For his defensive work he received Gold Glove awards in eleven consecutive seasons, the most by any first baseman in baseball history. Hernandez is widely considered the best defensive player at his position in the history of baseball. Hernandez retired as an active player after spending one year with the Cleveland Indians in 1990. Since 2006, he has served as a television broadcaster for Mets games on SportsNet New York and WPIX, as well as a studio analyst for MLB on Fox since 2017. Offered here is an original professional game used bat of Keith Hernandez. Circa 1986-1989 when he played for the New York Mets.
This is an original Rawlings Adirondack Keith Hernandez model 460B game used bat. Circa 1986-1989 when he was playing for the New York Mets. 34.5" long weighing 33 ounces. Heavy use with ball marks, stitch marks, barrel gouging, pine tar and a taped handle crack. Number 17 written on knob in black marker. LOA from MEARS grading the bat as AUTHENTIC.

Size: 34 1/2 inches long

Condition: very good