Baseball bat used in 1956 Olympic Games demonstration match

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bat
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Baseball bat made of solid light-coloured wooden cylinder which narrows at the handle. Two sections of twine bind the wood below the handle. Also bears an encircled stamped impression that reads "M / CC" on the body and base. "LORD" scratched into end of handle. Bat was used in a demonstration match at the MCG.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 840 W: 65 D: 65mm (H: 33 1/16 W: 2 9/16 D: 2 9/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.946
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Max Lord

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