Originally Posted by joe sch
Im glad you pointed the racket specs out. Most players and historians do not realize what kind of bats some of of these greats actually used. Budge actually got kramer to go heavier and it helped Jack be even greater. I have some of those antique woods with 5+ size grips and over 15oz's. They are truly impressive to hold and I have always wanted to give them a try. A woody event on grass would be the most ideal situation for such a stick trial.
i´m amazed how easy those rackets are to swing and how well distributed the weight often is. wouldn´t dare to use them in a tournament though for fear of breaking them