SAM bat model 2K1, from the 2003 season, is un-cracked and exhibits evidence of outstanding use. Many ball marks and ball stitch impressions are visible on all sides of the barrel. Ball marks include blue ink transfers. Also visible on the bat is an impression from a weighted batting donut. The handle has been taped in a spiral pattern to enhance the grip. The length (34), weight (31), date of manufacture (6 3 03), model number (2K1) and Palmeiro’s initials (RP) are written on the top barrel in black ink. A Rafael Palmeiro signature and the added inscription “500HRS” is on the right barrel in silver marker. A great bat of the All Star 1st baseman and left-fielder!The bat is accompanied by a PSA Letter of Authenticity.