BAT USED FOR GEHRIG’S LAST HOMERS FOR SALE

National Post (Latest Edition) - - SPORTS - Vin A. Cherwoo, The As­so­ci­ated Press

The bat Lou Gehrig used to hit his last two home runs, in an ex­hi­bi­tion game in 1939, is be­ing auc­tioned off again.

Once owned by ac­tor Kurt Rus­sell’s fam­ily, the bat is part of a Yan­kees Le­gends of­fer­ing by Her­itage Auc­tions. The en­tire col­lec­tion is from one owner and has mostly New York Yan­kees- re­lated mem­o­ra­bilia, in­clud­ing a bat used by Roger Maris in 1961. There’s also a glove used by Mickey Man­tle in 1965 and signed balls from var­i­ous Yan­kees cham­pi­onship teams.

The on­line auc­tion closes Dec. 10 at 11 p.m. ET.

Gehrig re­tired af­ter ap­pear­ing in only eight games in 1939. He had no homers in 28 at-bats.

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