Love of The Game Auctions Sells Gehrig Bat Sells for $436,970

lotg8-10-15Once used as a weapon to ward off potential intruders, a previously unknown Lou Gehrig Hanna Batrite model game bat sold at auction early Sunday morning for a record-setting price.  Love of the Game Auctions offered the bat in its catalog sale after it was consigned earlier this year.  The bat was recently matched to a photo that shows the Yankee great holding it outside the batting cage at Comiskey Park in 1930, a discovery which likely led to its final realized price of $436,970.  Read full story at Sports Collectors Daily here.