Outside and below the oval still reads: Louisville Slugger with the early "" model during this label period. The Center Brand remains exactly the same from the period before but outside and below the oval is changed and now Reads: Wilson Bat Dating Guide. The letters "LS" is squeezed in between the outer and inner boarders, at the top.
This Guide will help identify the era your Marathon baseball bat was manufactured.
Baseball Bat History
This bat labeling period is generalized to the use of this style center brand. Hall of Fame Bats. Condensed version of "Reg U. Pat Off" below the center brand label. The "Powerized and Bone Rubbed" logo stamping is unique to the season. Reach Bat Dating Guide.