Vtg Rare c1960 HANNA BATRITE 34 Baseball Bat Glasgrip Handle JOHN ROMANO
Vtg Rare c1960 HANNA BATRITE 34 Baseball Bat Glasgrip Handle; JOHN ROMANO. 34 Vintage 1960's John Romano Autograph HANNA BATRITE Wood Baseball Bat No. Has the unique herring weave fiberglass wrapped "Glasgrip".
In 1933 Hanna invented and patented a sealant (a non-chipping treatment used on all bats) to prevent cracking, thus lengthening and improving the bats performance factor. Hanna was responsible for the innovative fiberglass sleeve, which was incorporated into the bat handle. The purpose of this sleeve was to reduce the number of broken bats. Hanna ceased making bats in 1976, but to this day they remain quite.
Hanna bats were once as common as Hillerich & Bradsbys "Louisville Slugger" line. John Romano played in Major League Baseball as a catcher for the Chicago White Sox (195859, 196566), Cleveland Indians (19601964) and St.
- Vintage: Yes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Team: Cleveland Indians
- Player: John Romano
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- c1960 HANNA BATRITE 34 Baseball Bat: Rare Intact Glasgrip Handle; JOHN ROMANO
- Year: 1960