Ronald Gabriel Collection of Baseball Memorabilia, ca. 1912-2009
Gabriel, Ronald L. 1941-2009
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
2 cu. ft. : 7 boxes
Lifelong baseball fan and collector.
Baseball memorabilia acquired over Gabriel's lifetime as a fan, especially of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The collection includes baseball cards, a scrapbook containing autographed baseball cards; photographs, including a photograph of Gabriel as a child with Babe Ruth; game tickets; a newsletter that Gabriel published entitled "Line Drives" for fans of the Brooklyn Dodgers; and advertising ephemera such as product packaging, placemats, and team schedules.
Ronald Gabriel Collection of Baseball Memorabilia, ca. 1912-2009, Archives Center, National Museum of American History