'Shoeless' Joe bat expected to sell for $200,000-$300,000 in auction

Updated: April 20, 2008, 9:36 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The only known "Shoeless" Joe Jackson signature model "Black Betsy" game bat in existence is expected to sell for $200,000 to $300,000 this week in Sotheby's and SCP Auctions' latest sports memorabilia auction.

The Jackson bat is part of The Bill Nowlin Bat Collection that was exhibited at the Ted Williams Museum and Hitters Hall of Fame in Tampa, Fla.

Property from Dr. Richard Angrist's collection will be offered in Thursday's auction, including Mickey Mantle's signed ...

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