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Created by:
Spalding, American, founded 1876  Search this
Signed by:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Roy Campanella, American, 1921 - 1993  Search this
Joe Black, American, 1924 - 2002  Search this
Medium:
cork, rubber, wool, cotton, leather and thread
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (7 x 7 x 7 cm)
Type:
baseballs
Place depicted:
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1953
Description:
A white leather with red stitching SpaldingĀ® Official National League baseball signed by members of the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers: Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Billy Cox, Bobby Morgan, George Shuba, Wayne Belardi, Don Thompson, Rube Walker, Bill Antonello, Carl Erskine, Preacher Roe, Billy Loes, Clem Labine, Ben Wade, Joe Black, Jim Hughes, and manager Chuck Dressen.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Men  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.62.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd590a87846-accf-4367-9393-1490c9478689
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.62.2