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Baseball bat used by the character Sal in the film Do the Right Thing

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Hillerich & Bradsby Co., American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Danny Aiello, born 1933  Search this
Subject of:
Spike Lee, American, born 1957  Search this
Medium:
wood
Dimensions:
33 × 2 5/8 × 2 5/8 in. (83.8 × 6.7 × 6.7 cm)
Type:
bats
Place used:
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1989
Description:
Wooden baseball bat used as a prop by the character Sal from the motion picture, "Do the Right Thing." Bat is inherently burned and distressed with charring throughout. Stamped inside an oval in the center of the front is text [HILLERICH & BRADSBY CO./NO. 9/H & B/MADE IN U.S.A./LOUISVILLE, KY.] Text is also stamped near top of bat [LEADER/MICKEY MANTLE].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.270.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Props and set design
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd589c17733-5773-4e3e-ad10-d2f65be6b42c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.270.4