Lot 240 - A baseball assemblage: professional bat and catcher's mask
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A baseball assemblage: professional bat and catcher's mask
circa 1940

The Louisville Slugger bat inscribed, "114 33 oz. Zeke. Bonura 7-6.40. / Washington. Amer leg(?)...," in graphite, and retains lathe head and tail stock, catcher's mask of iron, canvas and leather, mounted for display on stand.

H: 36 1/2 in. on stand

Provenance

Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD

Sold for $315
Estimated at $800 - $1,200


 

The Louisville Slugger bat inscribed, "114 33 oz. Zeke. Bonura 7-6.40. / Washington. Amer leg(?)...," in graphite, and retains lathe head and tail stock, catcher's mask of iron, canvas and leather, mounted for display on stand.

H: 36 1/2 in. on stand

Provenance

Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD

Henry John "Zeke" Bonura (1908-1987)played seven years in the major leagues as a first baseman. He played for the Chicago White Sox (1934-1937), Washington Senators (1938 and 1940), New York Giants (1939) and Chicago Cubs (1940).

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