Gehrig bat up for auc­tion

Truro Daily News - - Sports -

NEW YORK — 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 of Yan­keesre­lated mem­o­ra­bilia, in­clud­ing a bat used by Roger Maris in the 1961 sea­son when he hit a then-record 61 homer. The on­line auc­tion opened Tues­day and closes Dec. 10.

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