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Subject of:
Satchel Paige, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Goose Tatum, American, 1921 - 1967  Search this
Negro League Baseball Players Association, American, founded 1990  Search this
Kansas City Monarchs, American, 1920 - 1965  Search this
New York Harlem Stars, American, 1931 - 1931  Search this
ink on cardboard
H x W: 21 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (55.2 x 34.9 cm)
Place printed:
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A Negro American League baseball poster featuring Satchel Paige and Goose Tatum. The poster is white at top and has a white border. The text at the top of the poster is red and says “VICTORY FIELD / INDIANAPOLIS / FRI. AUG. 31 8:00 p. m. / Adults $1.25 Children 12 & Under 25¢. Below this in white text in a blcak square is "NEGRO American LEAGUE / BASEBALL." Printed in black ink on a red background is “25 TIMES WORLD’S / Champions / Kansas City / Monarchs / VS / Harlem Stars / FEATURING THE CLOWN PRINCE OF BASEBALL GOOSE TATUM.” Images of Goose Tatum and Stchel Page are also printed on the red background. At the bottom of the poster in white text on a black background is “SEE – IN ACTION – LE ROY ‘SATCHEL’ PAIGE / ‘THE AGELESS WONDER’ REPUTEDLY THE / GREATEST PITCHER OF ALL TIME!”
Transcription Center Status:
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African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture