This game-used base is from the New York Yankees vs. Texas Rangers game from July 27, 2015 and from Alex Rodriguez's 40th birthday. It has been obtained under the auspices of the MLB Authentication Program and can be verified by its numbered hologram at MLB.com. It also comes with an individually numbered, tamper-evident hologram from Fanatics Authentic. To ensure authenticity, the hologram can be reviewed online. This process helps to ensure that the product purchased is authentic and eliminates any possibility of duplication or fraud. Please note that this game-used base may have imperfections caused by in-game play.