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    BABE RUTH MINI BAT. The "Century of Progress" was again celebrated in Chicago in 1934.  Myriad concessions were sold and, naturally, most have since perished.  From that extravaganza, now 70 years distant, there remains this mini bat. It is a varnished hardwood measuring 16".  A Louisville Slugger (model 40) stamping properly appears (however, somewhat faintly).  Further on the barrel, and in perfectly legible gold stamp, the bat bears the event, "World's Fair Chicago: 1934," and Ruth's simulated autograph.  The bat is still in NM/MT condition with not a blemish to be found.    

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    July, 2004
    29th Thursday
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