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Created by:
Spalding, American, founded 1876  Search this
Worn by:
Hank Aaron, American, 1934 - 2021  Search this
Medium:
wool, synthetic fiber, plastic
Dimensions:
On form: 34 1/4 × 26 × 9 1/2 in. (87 × 66 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
jerseys
sports uniforms
Place depicted:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968-1969
Description:
Atlanta Braves "away" or "road" jersey worn by Hank Aaron during the 1968 or 1969 MLB season. Jersey is grey in color with blue and red stitched type on front and back. Type on front chest area reads, [Braves]. Type on back reads, [44]. Patch on PR sleeve features an MLB logo with red type that reads, [100th ANNIVERSARY]. Patch on PL sleeve features an illustration of a caricatured American Indian face. Hank Aaron autograph in lower portion of jersey's front. Next to signature are several labels including a Spalding label and a size "40" label. Label with blue ink on inside of neckline reads, [44 40 68].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.297.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d224bd79-95d8-4c33-af67-401dcfd10671
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.297.1