Bid now on this extremely rare game used bat autographed by former New York Yankees World Series MLB and current Oakland A's player Hideki Matsui. Matsui is the most recent player to reach 500 total homeruns, having played in both Japan and Major League Baseball. The bat is a MATSUI model Mizuno Pro that Matsui signed in silver adding his #55.
Item(s) featured in this auction were obtained directly from the player(s) during the 2010 or 2011 baseball season. Players were asked to donate or sign items to support Keeping Kids in the Game, a charity event hosted by Tigers players Miguel Cabrera and Carlos Guillen on August 18. Players graciously provided enough items to fill the auction at the event as well as this special on-line auction. Proceeds from this auction, like the event, benefit Childrens Hospital of Michigan Foundation, C.S. Mott Childrens Hospital, the Detroit Tigers Foundation, Fundacion Chamos Venezolanos, a charity created by Amelia and Carlos Guillen and Fundacion Miguel Cabrera, a charity being development by Rosangel and Miguel Cabrera.
By placing a bid on this item, you are expressly acknowledging the following conditions of this auction: all items are sold "as is." Letters and / or certificates of authenticity will not be issued with items unless otherwise authenticated by Major League Baseball. Memorabilia not authenticated by Major League Baseball is described above in copy and photograph(s) using best reasonable knowledge. All sales are final. Should you have specific questions or reservations about an item please contact the Detroit Tigers Authentics Department at 313-471-2064 before placing a bid. Due to the volume of items sold, please further note: (1) product ships 4-6 weeks after the close of the auction, and (2) due to the volume of items sold, special shipping / delivery arrangements (including in-person pick up) are not available.