Harmon Killebrew Signed Baseball Bat
Appraised Value: $4,000 - $6,000 (2013)
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Collectibles, Sports Memorabilia
Mroczek Brothers Auctioneers & Associates
GUEST: This bat was given to my dad from Harmon Killebrew. They were really good friends. After he hit his 505th home run, he broke it and it cracked, and so he gave it to my dad. He signed it, and then in '84, when he was inducted into the Hall of Fame, he came back and he resigned and put the "Hall of Fame '84" on it for my dad.
APPRAISER: And Harmon Killebrew is the most famous athlete to come out of Idaho.
GUEST: Oh, yeah.
APPRAISER: Which, of course, he finished 11th all time on the home run list at 574 home runs lifetime.
GUEST: Yeah, that's right.
APPRAISER: The records that I looked at for his home run timeline would put this bat perhaps 1971. It's very rare to get a game-used bat that actually has documented home runs that were batted with it. This bat at auction would sell for between $4,000 and $6,000.
GUEST: Wow! (laughs) That's interesting.
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