Old RARE Vintage HEINE GROH Model 1920s M R CAMPBELL Antique BOTTLE Baseball Bat
Up for sale is a very RARE BOTTLE bat made famous by the late great Cincinnati Reds Heine Groh (see bio and photo of Groh holding the Bottle bat style he made famous - very rare and very seldom found) unique style vintage baseball bat from the 1920's. The vintage circa baseball bat is made by M. See Heine Groh stats and major league records/performance below! Guaranteed Model HG trade Mark with wonderful large Camel logo with ACE deeply stamped and centered on the camels backhand made at their factory in Tullahoma, TN - very rare antique Circa and super heavy with NO cracks or brakes BOTTLE Groh style antique 1920s Co.
See several photos and close-up shots to better access the quality and unusual crafted bottle GROH style antique & thick and heavy designed bat end (as noted no breaks or cracks and the bat knob is in great shape as well). Very sturdy and incredibly heavy not sure how these old baseball bruisers could swing this old baby! Groh even led the majors in doubles with this heavy and unusual swatting stick and light brown and barely tapered until the bottle top barrel. The knob has a couple very minor chips and appears to have a screw in the end (not sure if this was factory produced or added by previous owner- definitely very old and period). The wood grain on the bat end is clean and staggered and the old wood grain displays great.Very old and unusual style-WOW! (please check out all of the photos). Rare and scarce, let alone finding one in this type if condition - check it out. The wood grain on the beaut is thick and clean and as you can see in the photos is very staggered thru out the head of the bat. The wood grain is is light tan in color. Please check out the several photos to get a better feel and description of this antique rare style bat (several close-up shots). Very RARE OLD Old vintage - SUPER HEAVY! The circa very old rare antique and very heavy vintage base ball bat (see all photos - this BEAUT displays wonderfully) and would look sweet displayed in your office, sports room, or den and would be a great addition to any sports memorabilia collection and conversation piece. All sales must be paid for within 5 days of sale end date. Henry Knight "Heinie" Groh (September 18, 1889 August 22, 1968) was an American professional baseball player. He played as a third baseman in Major League Baseball, spending nearly his entire career with the Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants. He was the National League's top third baseman in the late 1910s and early 1920s, and captained championship teams with the 1919 Reds and 1922 Giants. Renowned for his "bottle bat", he was an effective leadoff hitter, batting. 300 four times and leading the league in doubles twice and in hits, runs and walks once each. Died: August 22, 1968 (aged 78).
- Year: 1920
- California Prop 65 Warning: EXTREMELY RARE HEINE GROH MODLE BOTTLE BASEBALL BAT - Amazing!!!!
- Player: Heine Groh Model BOTTLE BAT - See Photos!!!!