VTG 1930's EARL AVERILL REACH PROFESSIONAL MODEL BASEBALL BAT HOF HALL OF FAME
A historical and rare 1930's Hall of Famer Earl Averill Reach Professional Model Baseball Bat. It has the brown stain finish offered for players who didn't like the natural finish white ash bat. It is 35 long, and has the script signature on the barrel. It looks to have spike marks at the end of the barrel.
It appears to have had a crack at the handle that has been repaired. It has the Reach key stone logo in the middle of a circle. A nice addition to any collection! (May 21, 1902 August 16, 1983) was an. (193338) and was elected to the.
Averill broke into the major leagues in 1929 (at the age of 27) with the. He played for Cleveland for over ten years, and remains the all-time Indian leader in. He also remains 3rd in all-time Indian. And 4th in all-time Indian. During his time in Cleveland, the team never finished higher than 3rd. He's famous for hitting the line drive that broke. S toe in the 1937. Averill was the first major league player to hit 4 home runs in a doubleheader (with home run in each game) on September 17, 1930; he was also one of the first players to hit a home run in his first major league at-bat (April 16, 1929, opening day).
378 in 1936, leading the American League in hits with 232, but finishing 2nd to. In the batting race Appling batted. 388 for the White Sox.
During a July 1 incident in 1935, Averill was lighting firecrackers with his four children as part of a pre-4 July celebration. One exploded while he was holding it, and he suffered lacerations on the fingers of his right hand, as well as burns on his face and chest. After several weeks, he made a full recovery. Averill was traded to the.
In the middle of the 1939 season (June 14). The following season, his playing time was limited, but the Tigers reached the. In the seven-game series against the. The 38 year old Averill went 0-for-3 in three. The Reds won the series 4 games to 3. Please check out all the photos as they are part of the description. Be sure to add me to your. For excellent antiques, photographs, & postcards, check out this store. The item "VTG 1930's EARL AVERILL REACH PROFESSIONAL MODEL BASEBALL BAT HOF HALL OF FAME" is in sale since Tuesday, December 06, 2016. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Game Used Memorabilia\Baseball-MLB\Bats".
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