11 July 2015
On July 14, invaluable.com will be teaming up with Hunt Auctions, to auction off a variety of rare baseball memorabilia in the 11th Annual Live Auction at the T-Mobile All-Star FanFest® taking place at 10:00am ET at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. This auction will contain the 1953 Mickey Mantle All-Star Game professional model bat, the Pete Rose “Babe Ruth Crown” for Outstanding Batting Achievement, and several other noteworthy lots.
This 1993 Mickey Mantle All-Star bat has an estimated value of $75,000 – $100,000 with a starting bid of $18,000. The bat was issued for Mantle to use in his second All-Star Game appearance. Well defined use is evident throughout with ball and stitch marks visible on the hitting surface along with some rack streaks.