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Charlie "CHAS" Gehringer
Louisville Slugger H&B No.9 Splayed Knob Model Pro Baseball Bat
This listing is for the great cosmetic & fully functional condition, vintage wood baseball bat. The bat is 35 inches long and weighs 32 ounces. The bat does not have any cracks or any major imperfections, only minor marks. The bat knob is not a true Splayed knob but it looks close (see the pictures). Charlie Gehringer played for the Detroit Tigers from 1924-1942. He was inductedinto the Hall of Fame.
Charlie Gehringer finished his career with seven 200-hit seasons second most inDetroit Tigershistory, behind onlyTy Cobb(9x)!
Did you know that Charlie Gehringer had less than twenty-strikeouts in four (1929,1930,1935,1936) of his seven two-hundred seasons, the most instances in American League history, tied withNap LajoieandSam Rice? The Mechanical Man is the onlyTigerwith more than one such season, well ahead ofTy Cobb(1924),Harry Heilmann(1927),George Kell(1950) andHarvey Kuenn(1927), who each did it one time inDetroit.