Other Babe Ruth bats have entered the hobby. All were made of ash and could be measured and weighted. But, as too often is the case, the origin and history has been lost to time. As in original art, it is the strength of the provenance which elevates a painting to the level of a masterpiece.
This bat, fully documented via the inscription penned in Ruth's hand and the custom plate which was added at the time the bat was gifted which read,
Babe Ruth Bat
Presented by LA Evening Herald
Jefferson High School
City League Champion Batsman