That special Josh Hamilton bat -- you know, the one he used to smash eight home runs, including four in a game -- cracked a bit and therefore had to head to Cooperstown rather than stay in the hands of the Texas Rangers slugger.
— Louisville Slugger (@sluggernation) May 15, 2012
But it made one last appearance at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, posing Monday night with fans who donated $5 to the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation.
We've got some of their Twitter pics, after this message:
Got an interesting/funny/eye-catching photo, video or other item that's worth a Morning Look? Tweet it at @DorseyPatrick or send it to bypatrickdorsey at gmail.com. Keep it clean, keep it fun and keep looking...
Hamilton's 9 Home Run Bat by Section 13 Escalator twitter.com/mtt71769/statu…
— MTT - Michael Todd (@mtt71769) May 14, 2012
Josh Hamilton used bat to hit 4 home runs twitter.com/Therealcsmith2…
— Chris Smith (@Therealcsmith26) May 15, 2012
— Jeffrey Chatman (@jeff_the_cat) May 15, 2012
Why yes... That is Hamilton's 4 hr bat that's headed to Cooperstown twitter.com/TylerDowning2/…
— Tyler Downing (@TylerDowning2) May 15, 2012
— Courtney Mann (@cagmann) May 15, 2012
— Chase Crocker (@chase_crocker) May 14, 2012
And finally, a look at the new while celebrating the old:
— Texas Rangers (@Rangers) May 14, 2012