Joe Dimaggio VINTAGE 1937 Lathe Bat for Store Model Bats Paul Waner Chuck Klein
Vintage Game Used Bat/Joe Dimaggio - Yankees Pirates Phillies Cubs. Stamped with Joe DiMaggio, Paul Waner and Chuck Klein signatures and 1937 - 36 small knob, prototype for DiMaggio, Waner and Kein store model bats, Klein's name has been partially carved off. Names in parentheses indicate that the first name of the player is deduced from various factors. Sig: The facsimile signature of the player's name is stamped into the barrel of the bat.
Block: The player's name is stamped into the barrel in block letters. Master: bat used as a template to make a particular player's bat. Side-written only: Information denoting the player is written by the factory on the side of the barrel when a player sent his bat in to be used as a prototype for future bats. Lathe: Bats used as a guide to place on the lathe to produce a particular player's bats.Hillerich & Son: 1890's - circa 1912: J. Blank: no brand name whatsoever.