Baseball bat composed of a solid light coloured wooden cylinder which narrows at handle. The text printed on the lower shaft reads, "HOMERUN SLUGGER / NILE/ TOMOMURA / TOKYO / OSAKA". The handwritten text on the shaft reads, "TO / BILL EVANS / FROM 1968 JAPAN FUJI STEEL / BASEBALL TEAM", with inscriptions in Japanese surrounding.
0 - Whole: H: 845 W: 70 D: 70mm (H: 33 1/4 W: 2 3/4 D: 2 3/4")
Nile; Tonomura, Tokyo, Osaka
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Bill Evans.