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Old 09-19-2018, 05:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Huysmans View Post
Hey Jim, I'm not disputing whether the Jennings PTC bat is an actual player-endorsed model, what I'm questioning is whether it's well documented or not that Wagner was in fact the first athlete to have an endorsed product.
Endorsed product or bat. According the H&b record, Wagner was the first to be paid and have his name on a bat.
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Old 09-19-2018, 09:04 AM
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Great read, thanks for posting
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Old 09-24-2018, 11:31 AM
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john taube's response:
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Yes....quite possibly a Jennings bat. Pontiac Turning company did
produce bats for the major leagues.

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Old 09-25-2018, 10:31 AM
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Way cool.
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Old 09-25-2018, 11:18 AM
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they did not produce a model #5 for professional use. These were their low end store model bats. #4, 5, and 6
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