Vintage Louisville Slugger H&B Wood Baseball Bat Richie Ashburn 34 Phillies HOF
Vintage Louisville Slugger H&B Wood Baseball Bat Richie Ashburn 34 Phillies HOF. Please Be sure to see the photos, directly below the Description. Vintage, Louisville Slugger H&B Wood Baseball Bat. Middle Brand Reads: Louisville Slugger , Hillerich&Bradsby Co. Measures: 34 in Length , & approx.2 3/4 wide, at widest end of Bat One very minor'surface' crack that has been well repaired (pictured in close ups), This is only on surface & there is no movement at all Bat has no other significant damage at all, It is very Solid & Displays Great! Richard "Richie" Ashburn, also known by the nicknames, "Putt-Putt", "The Tilden Flash", and "Whitey" due to his light-blond hair, was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball. He was born in Tilden, Nebraska.
From his youth on a farm, he grew up to become a professional outfielder and veteran broadcaster for the Philadelphia Phillies and one of the most beloved sports figures in Philadelphia history. One of the famous "Whiz Kids" of the National League champion 1950 Phillies, Ashburn spent 12 of his 15 major-league seasons as the Phillies' center fielder (from 1948 through 1959).308 lifetime batting average, leading the National League twice, and routinely led the league in fielding percentage. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995. If you need any other info/details/measurements, or would like to see additional Pic. Has been grossly misrepresented in description.
- Team: Philadelphia Phillies
- Player: Richie Ashburn
- Year: 1950's
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States