MastroNet Winter 2003
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Outfielder Bing Miller was one of the game's top players from the early 1920's through the mid 1930's and a key member of Connie Mack's 1929-1931 Philadelphia Athletics baseball dynasty. Miller hit over .300 on 10 separate occasions, including a career high .342 in 1924. He retired in 1936 with a .311 lifetime average and 1,934 career hits. Presented is a 35-1/2", 39-oz. H&B game bat used by Miller during the 1920's that he later returned to the H&B factory, as indicated by the side written notations. The signature model bat (pre-dating model numbers) is composed of top quality white ash and features light but legible manufacturer's stampings along the barrel. The bat displays heavy game use and wear including dead wood along the barrel. The side written notation "Bing Miller" is clearly evident but the date is obscured. Additionally, the outline of the former mailing label is visible just to the right of the center brand. This desirable 1920's era game bat was used by one of the top outfielders of his day. He was a key member of the A's legendary baseball dynasty and this is the only known Miller side written bat to surface which can be placed directly in his hands. LOA from Dan Knoll & Dave Bushing/GAI.
Bing Miller 1920's H&B Sidewritten Game Used Bat
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