It’s the lumber of legend.
The baseball bat Babe Ruth could have used to swat his mythical “referred to as shot” home run within the 1932 Global Series is up on the market.
The bat, which measures 34.75 inches and weighs 37.2 oz, may fetch up to $500,000.
“THAT IS like Thor’s hammer,” stated Lelands.com chairman Josh Evans.
Ruth’s mythical blast got here on Oct. 1, 1932, at Wrigley Box in opposition to the Chicago Cubs. It was Recreation THREE of what would be a four-recreation Yankee sweep.
With the score tied FOUR-4 within the fifth inning, the Bambino, as legend has it, held up his hand, pointing at either the pitcher, the Cubs dugout or heart box, and slammed a curveball an envisioned 440 ft.
“Whether or now not Ruth intended to name his shot, he did consider it the best ball he ever struck,” touts the lot description.
The Internet public sale closes March 23.